Chaetodactylus claviger, phoretic deutonymph, ex Osmia tricornis, Italy, BMOC 03-0523-006
Fig. 1. Chaetodactylus claviger, phoretic deutonymph, ex Osmia tricornis, Italy, BMOC 03-0523-006 Click to enlarge

Bee Mites : Acari : Acariformes : Sarcoptiformes : Chaetodactylidae : Chaetodactylus

Chaetodactylus claviger Oudemans, 1924

Chaetodactylus claviger Oudemans, 1924: 328 (holotype not designated, syntype HDNs in RMNH (Buitendijk, 1945); short description of HDN); Zachvatkin, 1941: 396, Fig. 681; Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 217 (included in key)
Chaetodactylus (Spinodactylus) claviger: Fain, 1981b: 2 (part., excluding Ch. krombeini; included in key, considered as tentative senior synonym of Chaetodactylus krombeini, year of species description indicated as 1928)
Trichodactyle Osmiae non Dufour (1839): Donnadieu, 1868: 84: Figs 2, 5, 6, 8, 10 (description of HDN, France, ex Osmia) (misidentification)
Trichodactylus osmiae non Dufour (1839): Murray, 1877: 252 (part., character discussion), Fig. "Trichodactylus osmiae"
Chaetodactylus osmiae non Dufour (1839): Abou Senna, 1997: 667, Fig. 3 (misidentification)

Material (show database records).
Osmia tricornis Latreille, 1811
Apis mellifera (Egypt) (accidental record)
Distribution (show map). Italy: Promontorio del Gargano ("Monte Gargano, Apuliƫ") (Oudemans, 1924); France (Donnadieu, 1868); Egypt (Abou Senna, 1997)


Abou Senna, F. M. 1997. A new record of phoretic mites on honey bee Apis mellifera L. in Egypt. Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology.27: 667-80.
Buitendijk, A. M. 1945. Voorloopige catalogus van de acari in de collectie-Oudemans Zoologische Mededeelingen.24: 281-391.
Fain, A. 1981. Notes on the hypopi of the genus Chaetodactylus Rondani, 1866 (Acari, Chaetodactylidae). Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique Entomologie.53: 1-9.
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. 1924. Acarologische Aanteekehingen LXXVII. Entomologische Berichten (Amsterdam).6: 317-336.
Zachvatkin, A. A. 1941. Tiroglifoidnue kleshchi Tyroglyphoidea [=Tyroglyphoid mites Tyroglyphoidea]. In Fauna SSSR: Paukoobraznuye, ed. S. A. Zernov, 475. Moscow-Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR.



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