Chorioptes

Chorioptes

a genus of mange mites of the family Psoroptidae.

Chorioptes bovis
found on the pasterns of horses and cattle, on the scrotum of sheep and on the perineal region of cattle. Causes chorioptic mange.
Chorioptes texanus
occurs on goats and reindeer.
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Acaricidal activity of petroleum ether extracts from Eupatorium adenophorum against the ectoparasitic cattle mite, Chorioptes texanus.
Especies comunes de acaros y sus hospederos animales, reportadas en la literatura cientifica (1) Nombre cientifico Nombre comun Hospedero Chorioptes bovis Acaro de la sarna Bovinos, equinos, Chorioptes sp del ganado ovinos Dermanysus gallinae Acaro rojo de las Aves de corral, gallinas canarios, pericos, Acaro de las palomas, humanos, palomas equinos, caninos, felinos, roedores Demodex canis Acaro folicular Caninos, felinos, Demodex cati Demodicosis ovinos, porcinos, Demodex gatoi bovinos, caprinos Demodex bovis Demodex caprae Demodex aurati Hamster Demodex criceti Sarcoptes scabiei Acaro de la sarna Caninos, ovinos, var.
However, Chorioptes spp may survive in the environment for a little more than 60 days.
Based on these observations, the mites were identified as Chorioptes spp (Fig.
In the present study, the mites collected from the goats were identified as Chorioptes sp.
Foot Mange--A foot-skin disease of animals, especially sheep and cattle, caused by the mite Chorioptes bovis.