Ornithonyssus

Ornithonyssus

(ōr-ni-thon'i-sŭs),
A genus of bird and rodent mites; species include Ornithonyssus bacoti, the tropical rat mite, a possible vector of murine typhus and a cause of human dermatitis; Ornithonyssus bursa, the tropical fowl mite; and Ornithonyssus sylviarum, the northern fowl mite.
[G. ornis (ornith-), bird, + nyssus, to prick]

Ornithonyssus

(or″nĭ-thon-ĭ′sŭs) [Gr. ornis, ornithos, bird + Gr. nyssein, to prick]
A genus of parasitic mites of the family Macronyssidae.

Ornithonyssus sylviarum

The northern fowl mite. Its bite may cause an itchy rash, esp. prevalent in owners of infected farm animals or pets.

Ornithonyssus bacoti

The tropical rat mite. Its bite may cause itchy papules on the skin.

Ornithonyssus

a mite genus in the family Dermanyssidae.

Ornithonyssus bacoti (syn. Bdellonyssus, Liponyssus) bacoti
parasitic in rats and humans, the intermediate host of the filarial nematode of rats, Litomosoides sigmodontis, vector of Yersinia pestis (human plague), murine typhus and Q fever. Called also tropical rat mite.
Ornithonyssus bursa
parasitizes birds. Called also tropical fowl mite.
Ornithonyssus sylviarum
a parasite of birds.
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Indeed, we have identified seven species of ectoparasites: the mites which are: Ornithonyssus bursa (haematophagous mites), Falculifer sp (feather mites) and Cnemidocoptes laevis colombae (Gale plucking) with four species of lice; Columbicola columbae; Campanulotes bidentatus, Hohorstiella lata (pigeon lice) and Physconelloides eurysema (chicken lice and some columbidae).
erythraeus: la pulga Polygenis (Polygenis) rimatus (Insecta: Siphonaptera), los acaros mesostigmata Androlaelaps fahrenholzi (Laelapidae) y Ornithonyssus cf.
Dentro de los acaros presentes se hallaron dos especies de Sarcoptiformes (Chirodiscoides caviae y Trixacarus caviae), dos Mesostigmata (Dermayussus gallinae y Ornithonyssus spp) y un Trombidiforme (Cheyletiella spp).
Dermanyssus gallinae, Ornithonyssus syliarum, Sternostoma tracheacolum), two species of ticks (Ixodes pacificus, Amblyomma americanum) and a flea specie (Pullex irritans).
Cinco especies de acaros se encontraron solo en una especie de roedor: Androlaelaps spinosus sobre Osgoodomys banderanus; Ornithonyssus bacoti sobre Oryzomys couesi; Tyrophagus putrescentiae y Lepidoglyphus hylandi sobre Baiomys musculus; y Myocoptes musculinus sobre Reithrodontomys fulvescens.
Igualmente se colectaron 839 ectoparasitos entre garrapatas de las familias Argasidae (Ornithodoros alectorobius puertoricensis), Ixodidae (Amblyomma sp), pulgas de las familias Rophalopsillydae (Polygenis sp) y Pulicidae (Xenopsylla cheopis), piojos de los generos Gyropus sp y Hoplopleura sp y acaros de los generos Laelaps sp y Ornithonyssus sp, sobre 94 de los roedores capturados.
23) Bites from the rat mite, Ornithonyssus bacoti, ubiquitous in the temperate areas of Europe and the Americas, can cause a papulovesicular dermatitis in stockyard and warehouse visitors and workers.
Two mites, Androlaelaps fahrenholzi (Berlese) (= Haemolaelaps glasgowi) and Ornithonyssus sp.
Macronyssidae * Ornithonyssus bacoti * Rodents These are nonburrowing (worldwide) and small mites that * Ornithonyssus bursa marsupials can survive for longer (tropical areas) and * Birds periods of time in the Ornithonyssus sylviarum environment (hence (Australia, New Zealand, they can be transmitted and temperate zones of by fomites).
Ectoparasites identified were Dermanyssus gallinae and Ornithonyssus bursa.
The species of arthropods were the following: Acari, Laelapidae: Androlaelaps fahrenholzi (Berlese, 1911), Androlaelaps rotundus (Fonseca, 1935), Gigantolaelaps wolffshoni (Oudemans, 1910), Laelaps echidninus Berlese, 1887, Laelaps manguinhosi Fonseca, 1935, Laelaps paulistanensis Fonseca, 1935; Macronyssidae: Ornithonyssus bacoti (Hirst, 1913); Ixodidae: Ixodes loricatus Neumann,1899; Trombiculidae: Eutrombicula alfreddugesi (Oudemans, 1910).
Melendez y Yepez [38] describen por primera vez para Venezuela las especies de acaros Ornithonyssus bursa, Dermatophagoides scheremetewskyi y la especie Cnemidocoptes mutans.