Euroglyphus

Euroglyphus

(ūr″o-glī′fŭs) [L. Europa, Europe + Gr. glyphein, to carve]
A genus of common house dust mite that causes allergic rhinitis and contact dermatitis in sensitized people. It inhabits beds, linens, carpets, and other places in the home.

Euroglyphus maynei

A species that is an important, widespread source of indoor allergens.
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With referral from a parasitology laboratory, and experts on house dust mite identification, we concluded that the microscopic objects were most likely dust mites, the first case as being Euroglyphus maynei and the second case as being of the Dermatophagoides species (6,7).
In our study, in the first case the mite was Euroglyphus maynei and the second being of the Dermatophagoides species (which was identified by an experienced house dust mite expert but he was unable to determine whether it was D.
One individual of Euroglyphus magnei (Cooreman) was found on one occasion (house 4), and Oribatida mites (20 individuals) were found in 6 houses, Prostigmata mites (28 individuals) in 7 houses, and Mesostigmata mites (16 individuals) in 6 houses.