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Acarus

(ak'ă-rŭs),
A genus of mites of the family Acaridae.
[G. akari, mite]

Acarus

/Ac·a·rus/ (ak´ah-rus) a genus of small mites, frequent causes of skin diseases such as itch or mange.
Acarus folliculo´rum  Demodex folliculorum.
Acarus scabie´i  Sarcoptes scabiei.
Acarus si´ro  a mite that causes vanillism in vanilla pod handlers.

acarus

(ăk′ər-əs)
n. pl. aca·ri (-rī′)
A mite, especially one of the genus Acarus.

Ac·a·rus

(ak'ă-rŭs)
A genus of mites of the family Acaridae.
[G. akari, mite]

Acarus

A genus of small mites causing itching and DERMATITIS. The flour mite, Acarus siro , is the principal culprit.

Acarus

includes A. farinae, A. longion, A. siro, A. tawinae; see tyroglyphus.
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The Acarus mites are not unlike the common dust mites that live in beds, clothes and carpets.
The material produced by the azotobacter is consumed by the soil acarus, generating a large amount of humus, rich in nitrogen and easily transformable into nitrates (Molina 1988).
Allergenic characterization of Acarus siro and Tyrophagus putrescentiae and their crossreactivity with Lepidoglyphus destructor and Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus.
Latreille (1806) erected genus Erythraeus (Erythraeidae) and designated Acarus phalangoides (adult) deGeer, 1778 by original designation as its type species.
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