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Biology of the Bee Mite Genus Achaetodactylus

Associated with Afrotropical Ceratina spp. Achaetodactylus ceratinae was found in the axillar acarinarium (Fig. 2) (Klimov et al., 2007b) and Achaetodactylus leleupi was found in metasomal acarinarium, suggesting some level of mutualistic relationships between the mites and their hosts.

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