Demodicidae

Demodicidae

[‚dem·ə′dis·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The pore mites, a family of arachnids in the suborder Trombidiformes.
References in periodicals archive ?
Synhospitaly and speciation in the Demodicidae (Trombidiformes), 267-272.
mite (Human mite) hominis Demodicidae Hair follicle mite Demodex folliculorum Demodex brevis Sebaceous gland mite Pyroglyphidae European house Dermatophagoides dust mite (Human mite) pteronyssinus D.
Ear Mange--A mange of cats, dogs, rabbits, and foxes caused by Otodoectes cynotis (ear mange mite), family Demodicidae, which infests the skin inside the ear, causing great irritation, impaired hearing or deafness, inability to coordinate movements, and sometimes causing the ear to become packed with dry scabs.
The parasite Demodex folliculorum is a member of the Demodicidae family, forming a part of the prostigmata, and was first reported by Henle and Berger in 1841.