Demodex cati

Demodex cati

a follicle mite; cause of ceruminous otitis externa and patchy, scaly erythematous pruritic lesions in cats.
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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.