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

Sennertia vanderhammeni Fain, 1974

Trichotarsus koptorthosomae (non Oudemans, 1901) Oudemans, 1901: 82 (part., description of HDN, from "acarid chamber", included in key)
Sennertia (Sennertia) vanderhammeni: Fain, 1981: 156 (redescription of HDN, included in key, assigned to cerambycina-group)
Sennertia vanderhammeni Fain, 1974b: 222, Figs 3-4 (holotype and 15 paratype HDNs in RMNH, 2 paratype HDNs in IRSNB); Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 236

Hosts. Xylocopa (Mesotrichia) tenuiscapa Westwood, 1840 (as Koptorthosoma tenuiscapa)
Distribution. Sri Lanka: Central (Peradeniya) ("Peradeniya. Ceylon") (type locality)


Fain, A. 1974. The hypopi of the genus Sennertia Oudemans, 1905 described by Oudemans (Acarina, Sarcoptiformes). Zoologische Meded. Leiden.48: 119-231.
Fain, A. 1981. A revision of the phoretic deutonymphs (hypopi) of the genus Sennertia Oudemans, 1905 (Acari, Astigmata, Chaetodactylidae). Systematic Parasitology.3: 145-183.
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.
Oudemans, A. C. 1901. Notes on Acari. 3d ser. Tijdschrift der Nederlandsche Dierkundige Vereeniging. Leiden.7: 50-87 + plates i-iii.



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