KEGG   Varroa destructor (honeybee mite)

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T numberT07383
NameVarroa destructor (honeybee mite)
TaxonomyTAX: 109461
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Arthropoda; Chelicerata; Arachnida; Acari; Parasitiformes; Mesostigmata; Gamasina; Dermanyssoidea; Varroidae; Varroa
BriteKEGG organisms [BR:br08601]
KEGG organisms in the NCBI taxonomy [BR:br08610]
KEGG organisms in taxonomic ranks [BR:br08611]
KEGG organisms: animals [BR:br08612]
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_002443255.2)
BioProject: 413423
CommentObligatory ectoparasites which feed on fat bodies of developing larvae/pupae and adult honey bees and reproduce in the brood.
Collected from A. mellifera colonies of Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) experimental apiary in Japan (26.477 N 127.835 E) in August to September 2016.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 10241
Number of RNA genes: 24
ReferencePMID: 31583288
    AuthorsTecher MA, Rane RV, Grau ML, Roberts JMK, Sullivan ST, Liachko I, Childers AK, Evans JD, Mikheyev AS
    TitleDivergent evolutionary trajectories following speciation in two ectoparasitic honey bee mites.
    JournalCommun Biol 2:357 (2019)
DOI: 10.1038/s42003-019-0606-0
ReferencePMID: 12446822
    AuthorsNavajas M, Le Conte Y, Solignac M, Cros-Arteil S, Cornuet JM
    TitleThe complete sequence of the mitochondrial genome of the honeybee ectoparasite mite Varroa destructor (Acari: Mesostigmata).
    JournalMol Biol Evol 19:2313-7 (2002)
DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.molbev.a004055