Psoroptes

Psoroptes

(sō-rop'tēz),
A genus of itch or mange mites (family Cheyletidae), including the species Psoroptes cuniculi (the scab mite of rabbits), Psoroptes equi (the mange or body mite of horses), and Psoroptes ovis (the common scab mite of sheep and cattle).
[G. psōra, itch]

Psoroptes

a genus of mange mites in the family Psoroptidae. See psoroptic mange.

Psoroptes cervinus
found on bighorn sheep, wapiti.
Psoroptes communis
see Psoroptes ovis (below).
Psoroptes cuniculi
found on the ears of rabbit, goat, horse, donkey and mule.
Psoroptes equi
the body louse of horses. Found also on the donkey and mule.
Psoroptes hippotis
see P. cuniculi (above).
Psoroptes natalensis
found on the body of cattle (Bos taurus, B. indicus), Indian water buffalo.
Psoroptes ovis
causes sheep-scab; found also on cattle and goats.
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The toxicity test of stigmasterol against Psoroptes cuniculi in vitro showed that stigmasterol was toxic under 0.
Caused by the mite Psoroptes ovis, scab is one of the most contagious parasites of sheep.
Structure and function of the gnathosoma of the mange mite, Psoroptes ovis.
The monoterpenes have a good acaricides against Psoroptes cuniculi (Perrucci et al.
Psoroptes mites previously have been detected on mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) sympatric with a population of desert bighorn sheep in New Mexico (Lange et al.
canis of fleas; Haematopinus eurysternus, Damalinia bovis and Linognathus vituli of lice; Psoroptes bovis and Sarcoptes scabei of mites; and Stomoxys calcitrans of flies.
THE cause of sheep scab is the nonburrowing mite Psoroptes ovis, which at approximately 1mm in length is just visible to the naked eye.
Encephalitozoon cuniculi, Eimeria stiedae, Eimeria magna, Eimeria intestinalis, Eimeria irresidua, Eimeria flavescens, Eimeria piriformis, Toxoplasma gondii, Passalurus ambiguous, other helminths, parainfluenza virus 1, parainfluenza virus 2, reovirus, Psoroptes cuniculi, Cheyletiella parasitovorax, Leporacarus gibbus, and Dermatomycosis spp.
Effect of infestation with psoroptes ovis on the nocturnal rubbing and lying behavior of housed sheep.
Therapeutic management of Psoroptes natalensis in buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis).
Psoroptic otocariasis associated with Psoroptes cuniculi in domestic rabbits in Korea.