Trochometridium tribulatum Cross, 1965

Khaustov, Alexander A. & Frolov, Andrey V., 2018, A new species, new genus and new records of heterostigmatic mites (Acari: Heterostigmata) phoretic on scarab beetles of the subfamily Orphninae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), Zootaxa 4514 (2), pp. 181-201: 182

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4514.2.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:06EF10B9-0C0A-4850-8CF6-2F69B07BB642

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7E2487A4-A54F-0E6F-59AE-FCACB1C01CE0

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scientific name

Trochometridium tribulatum Cross, 1965
status

 

Trochometridium tribulatum Cross, 1965  

Trochometridium tribulatum Cross, 1965, p. 120   , Figs 29-40.

This species was described from the USA associated with various halictid bees ( Cross 1965). It has been recorded from numerous bees from the families Andrenidae   , Apidae   , Halictidae   , Megachilidae   , Mutillidae   , and Sphecidae   in North America, on beetles Cicindella willistoni LeConte   ( Cicindellidae   ) in the USA, Ossibia   sp. ( Cerambycidae   ), Aphodius   sp. ( Scarabaeidae   ) in Sudan, and on undetermined scarab beetles in Canada, Egypt and South Africa (for references see Mortazavi et al. 2011).

Herewith are the first records of this species from Sri Lanka and Burkina Faso.

Material examined. SRI LANKA: 4 females on Orphnus   sp., Wilpattu National Park , Talawila 9.X.1982, G. Medvedev leg   ; 1 female on Orphnus mysoriensis Westwood, Wilpattu National Park, Talawila   8.X.1982 V. Zaitzev leg. BURKINA FASO: 1 female on Orphnus macleayi Laporte de Castelnau   and   11 females on Orphnus subfoveatus Fairmaire, Ouagadougou   , 6. VI.1927, G. Olsoufieff leg.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Prostigmata

Family

Pyemotidae

Genus

Trochometridium

Loc

Trochometridium tribulatum Cross, 1965

Khaustov, Alexander A. & Frolov, Andrey V. 2018
2018
Loc

Trochometridium tribulatum

Cross 1965: 120
1965
Loc

Halictidae

Thomson 1869
1869
Loc

Ossibia

Pascoe 1867
1867
Loc

Andrenidae

Latreille 1802
1802
Loc

Mutillidae

Latreille 1802
1802
Loc

Sphecidae

Latreille 1802
1802
Loc

Cerambycidae

Latreille 1802
1802
Loc

Scarabaeidae

Latreille 1802
1802