Notoedres

Notoedres

/No·to·ed·res/ (no″to-ed´rēz) a genus of mites, including N. ca´ti, an itch mite causing a persistent, often fatal, mange in cats; it also infests domestic animals and sometimes temporarily humans.

Notoedres

a genus of mange mites in the family Sarcoptidae.

Notoedres cati
causes notoedric mange in cats and occasionally rabbits.
Notoedres douglassi
occurs in gray squirrels; causes severe dermatitis in koalas and bandicoots in captivity.
Notoedres muris
causes ear mange in rats.
Notoedres oudemansi
found on rats.