Trixacarus

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Trixacarus

a genus of mange mites in the family Sarcoptidae.

Trixacarus caviae
(syn.Caviacoptes caviae) causes mange in guinea pigs characterized by alopecia, pruritus and keratinization.
Trixacarus diversus
causes mange in rats, mice and hamsters.