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

Sennertia tunisiana Fain, 1980

Sennertia tunisiana Fain, 1980: 991 (holotype and 36 paratype HDNs in MRAC)
Sennertia (Sennertia) tunisiana: Fain, 1981a: 163 (included in key, assigned to cerambycina-group); Haitlinger, 2000: 17; Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 236

Ceratina (Ceratina) cucurbitina (Rossi, 1792) (type host) (Maktar, Grombalia, "Ain Sebaa")
Ceratina (Euceratina) albosticta Cockerell, 1931 ("Ain Sebaa")
Ceratina (Euceratina) mocsaryi Friese, 1896 (‘Ayn ad Darāhim)
Ceratina dallatorreana Friese, 1896 (Tabarka)
Ceratina (Euceratina) chalybea Chevrier, 1872 ("Maletar")
Distribution. Tunisia: Silyānah (Maktar) (type locality), Nābul (Grombalia), Jundūbah (‘Ayn ad Darāhim, Tabarka), "Maletar", "Ain Sebaa" (probably in Morocco)


Fain, A. 1980. Hypopes du genre Sennertia Oudemans, 1905 (Acari, Chaetodactylidae) phoretiques sur les hymenopteres des genres Ceratina et Pithitis (Ceratinidae) en Afrique. Revue de Zoologie Africaine.94: 984-992.
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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