Demodex cati

Demodex cati

a follicle mite; cause of ceruminous otitis externa and patchy, scaly erythematous pruritic lesions in cats.
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Especies comunes de acaros y sus hospederos animales, reportadas en la literatura cientifica (1) Nombre cientifico Nombre comun Hospedero Chorioptes bovis Acaro de la sarna Bovinos, equinos, Chorioptes sp del ganado ovinos Dermanysus gallinae Acaro rojo de las Aves de corral, gallinas canarios, pericos, Acaro de las palomas, humanos, palomas equinos, caninos, felinos, roedores Demodex canis Acaro folicular Caninos, felinos, Demodex cati Demodicosis ovinos, porcinos, Demodex gatoi bovinos, caprinos Demodex bovis Demodex caprae Demodex aurati Hamster Demodex criceti Sarcoptes scabiei Acaro de la sarna Caninos, ovinos, var.
Mites that cause problems in cats are Demodex cati, Demodex gatoi, Notoedres call (feline scabies), Cheyletiella and Otodectes (ear mites).
Demodex cati, a normal resident of feline skin, usually causes a problem when it over-populates.