Bee Mites : Acari : Acariformes : Sarcoptiformes : Chaetodactylidae : Sennertia : Sennertia species

Sennertia spinifera Fain, 1974

Sennertia ceratinarum spinifera Fain, 1974a: 217 (holotype and 75 paratype HDNs in MRAC, short description of HDN)
Sennertia spinifera: Fain, 1980: 984, Figs 1-2, Fig. 3-4 (redescription of HDN); Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 235
Sennertia (Sennertia) spinifera: Fain, 1981a: 156, Fig. 75 (included in key, short redescription, assigned to cerambycina-group); Haitlinger, 2000: 17

Hosts. Ceratina (Propithitis) aereola Vachal, 1903
Distribution. Democratic Republic of the Congo ("N.E. Lusambo, Zaïre")


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Fain, A. 1981. A revision of the phoretic deutonymphs (hypopi) of the genus Sennertia Oudemans, 1905 (Acari, Astigmata, Chaetodactylidae). Systematic Parasitology.3: 145-183.
Haitlinger, R. 2000. Sennertia aldeodadi sp. n. (Acari: Astigmata, Chaetodactylidae), a mite associated with undetermined Anthophoridae (Hymenoptera) from Mauritius. Folia Entomologica Hungarica.61: 17-21.
Klimov, P. B. & B. M. OConnor. 2008. Morphology, evolution, and host associations of bee-associated mites of the family Chaetodactylidae (Acari: Astigmata), with a monographic revision of North American taxa. Miscellaneous Publications Museum of Zoology University of Michigan.199: 1-243.



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