flour mite


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Related to flour mite: Acarus siro

flour mite

a mite capable of causing dermatitis. See tyroglyphus (acarus), tyrophagus, glycyphagus, suidasia nesbitti, carpoglyphus.
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One picture shows not only the hairy leg of a common house fly in all its detail but a baby flour mite which has taken up residence on it and hitched a ride.
5mm BLUEBOTTLE MAGGOT Actual size 20mm COMMON HOUSEFLY Actual size 10mm FLOUR MITE Actual size 0.
The amazing technology has allowed a flour mite to be pictured hitching a ride on the hairy leg of a common house fly.