A gallery of the key characters to ease identification of Dermanyssus gallinae (Acari: Gamasida: Dermanyssidae) and allow differentiation from Ornithonyssus
sylviarum (Acari: Gamasida: Macronyssidae).
Tropical rat mite, Ornithonyssus
bacoti also called the tropical rat mite has been reported from many parts of the world including India and have been reported as a vector in transmitting rickettsial pathogens.24 Tropical rat mite has been found in various animals, however, rats, mice and other rodent species are known to be the preferred hosts.
Dermatitis caused by Ornithonyssus
bacoti (Hirst, 1913).
(1981) Northern fowl mite, Ornithonyssus
sylviarum (Acari: Macronyssidae), ingests large quantities of blood from White Leghorn hens.
Temporal changes in distribution, prevalence and intensity of northern fowl mite (Ornithonyssus
sylviarum) parasitism in commercial caged laying hens, with a comprehensive economic analysis of parasite impact.
bursa, was found on the wings at 61.33%, on the back 15.66% and on the tail 27.90% and the legs 6.70% (Fig.
erythraeus: la pulga Polygenis (Polygenis) rimatus (Insecta: Siphonaptera), los acaros mesostigmata Androlaelaps fahrenholzi (Laelapidae) y Ornithonyssus
(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., were recovered from two host individuals.