Chorioptes

(redirected from Chorioptes texanus)

Chorioptes

a genus of mange mites of the family Psoroptidae.

Chorioptes bovis
found on the pasterns of horses and cattle, on the scrotum of sheep and on the perineal region of cattle. Causes chorioptic mange.
Chorioptes texanus
occurs on goats and reindeer.
References in periodicals archive ?
Acaricidal activity of petroleum ether extracts from Eupatorium adenophorum against the ectoparasitic cattle mite, Chorioptes texanus.