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

Sennertia varicosa Fain, 1971

Sennertia varicosa Fain, 1971: 268 (holotype and 6 paratype HDNs in MRAC); Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 237
Sennertia (Sennertia) varicosa: Fain, 1981a: 167, Figs 31, 32, 37 (included in key, redescription, emendation of number of paratypes from Angola, assigned to japonica-group); Haitlinger, 2000: 17

Xylocopa (Mesotrichia) sp. (as Mesotrichia sp.) (type host) (Kundelungu)
Xylocopa (Xenoxylocopa) inconstans Smith, 1874 (as Mesotrichia inconstans (Fain, 1971) and Mesotrichia flavescens inconstans (Fain, 1981a)) (Uvira and Minta-Luemba)
Distribution. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Katanga ([Monts] Kundelungu) (type locality), Sud-Kivu (Uvira); Angola "Minta-Luemba"


Fain, A. 1971. Nouveaux hypopes du genre Sennertia Oudemans,1905. (Acarina: Glycyphagidae). Bulletin et Annales de la Societe Royale d'Entomologie de Belgique.107: 264-271.
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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