Carpoglyphus

Carpoglyphus

(kar'pō-glif'us),
A genus of mites including Carpoglyptus passularum, the fruit mite, which causes a dermatitis in handlers of dried fruit.
[G. karpos, fruit, + glyphō, , to carve]

Car·po·gly·phus

(kahr-pō-glif'ŭs)
A genus of mites including C. passularum, the fruit mite, which causes a form of dermatitis among handlers of dried fruit.
[G. karpos, fruit, + glyphō, to carve]

Carpoglyphus

a genus of the insect family of Acaridae. Includes Carpoglyphus lactis (the cause of dried fruit mite dermatitis).
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Biosynthesis of neral in Carpoglyphus lactis (Acari: Carpoglyphidae) and detection of its key enzyme, geraniol dehydrogenase, by electrophoresis.