Bee Mites : Acari : Acariformes : Trombidiformes
Family Trochometridiidae Mahunka, 1970
Type genus Trochometridium Cross, 1965.
Material (show database records).
General Description. This family includes two genera, Trochometridium Cross (Cross, 1965; Lindquist, 1986) and Neotrochometridium Hajiqanbar et Khaustov, 2009, associated with insects. Species of Trochometridium were collected from bees and bee nests (Hajiqanbar & Khaustov, 2009).
Distribution (show map).
Genera associated with bees.
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Created: May 01, 2012