Glycyphagus

Glycyphagus

a genus of mites in the family Acaridae.

Glycyphagus destructor
a cause of hay itch.
Glycyphagus domesticus
very common as a parasite in stored food products and as a cause of dermatitis (grocer's itch) in humans.
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Although Acarus siro was one of the most prevalent species found in foodstuffs around different places of Turkey, some researchers also paid attention to Lepidoglyphus destructor, Glycyphagus domesticus, Proctolaelaps pomorum, Cheylettus malaccensis, C.
Presence of food mites Identified mites / Glycyphagus Tyrophagus Samples Acarus siro domesticus putrescentiae Noodles (Home made) 12 6 6 Wheat 10 3 3 Flour 8 3 -- Whole wheat flour 3 7 4 Corn flour 2 -- -- Pumpkin seeds (uncooked) -- 4 4 Total 35 23 17 Identified mites / Lepidoglyphus Samples Tyrophagus spp.