Varroidae Delfinado & Baker, 1974,

Bolger, Thomas, Arroyo, Julio & Piotrowska, Katarzyna, 2018, A catalogue of the species of Mesostigmata (Arachnida, Acari, Parasitiformes) recorded from Ireland including information on their geographical distribution and habitats, Zootaxa 4519 (1), pp. 1-220: 212-213

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Varroidae Delfinado & Baker, 1974


Family Varroidae Delfinado & Baker, 1974 

Varroa Oudemans, 1904 

Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman, 2000 

• Original name: Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman, 2000  .

• In: Experimental and Applied Acarology, 24: 181.

Irish Records: Common pests of bee hives ( Coffey et al., 2013).

Counties: Cork, Dublin, Fermanagh, Laois, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Roscommon, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow.