Demodex gatoi

Demodex gatoi

a species of mites in Acari, Demodecidae; identified in cats, lives at follicle surface on the epidermis rather than inside it.
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"In certain parts of the country (mostly down south), infection with the contagious Demodex gatoi mite is a reasonably frequent cause for itching," says Dr.
Mites that cause problems in cats are Demodex cati, Demodex gatoi, Notoedres call (feline scabies), Cheyletiella and Otodectes (ear mites).