Glycophagus

Glycophagus

(glī-kof'ă-gŭs),
A common genus of grain mites, frequently implicated in dermatitis among food handlers.
See also: Tyrophagus putrescentiae.
[glyco- + G. phagō, to eat]
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The inventory of species of mites in stored products, revealed the presence of 5 species of which three are species that are subservient to stored products such Tyrophagus putrescentiae, Lepidoglyphus destructor, Glycophagus domesticus while Acarus siro is a cosmopolitan species that can be found everywhere and Peymotes sp.