Psoroptes

Psoroptes

(sō-rop'tēz),
A genus of itch or mange mites (family Cheyletidae), including the species Psoroptes cuniculi (the scab mite of rabbits), Psoroptes equi (the mange or body mite of horses), and Psoroptes ovis (the common scab mite of sheep and cattle).
[G. psōra, itch]

Psoroptes

a genus of mange mites in the family Psoroptidae. See psoroptic mange.

Psoroptes cervinus
found on bighorn sheep, wapiti.
Psoroptes communis
see Psoroptes ovis (below).
Psoroptes cuniculi
found on the ears of rabbit, goat, horse, donkey and mule.
Psoroptes equi
the body louse of horses. Found also on the donkey and mule.
Psoroptes hippotis
see P. cuniculi (above).
Psoroptes natalensis
found on the body of cattle (Bos taurus, B. indicus), Indian water buffalo.
Psoroptes ovis
causes sheep-scab; found also on cattle and goats.
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The monoterpenes have a good acaricides against Psoroptes cuniculi (Perrucci et al.
Structure/activity relationship of some natural monoterpenes as acaricides against Psoroptes cuniculi.
Psoroptes mites previously have been detected on mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) sympatric with a population of desert bighorn sheep in New Mexico (Lange et al.
1997) investigated the prevalence of Psoroptes infestation among those species and domestic cattle in the southeastern part of that mountain range.
1997) reported an absence of Psoroptes infestation among 15 mule deer captured near Mt.
We searched both ears of each individual for evidence of dermatitis in the form of exfoliated epidermis, crusted serous exudate, or blockage of the meatus with hard, waxy material that would be consistent with clinical evidence of Psoroptes infestation (Welsh and Bunch 1983).
THE cause of sheep scab is the nonburrowing mite Psoroptes ovis, which at approximately 1mm in length is just visible to the naked eye.
Encephalitozoon cuniculi, Eimeria stiedae, Eimeria magna, Eimeria intestinalis, Eimeria irresidua, Eimeria flavescens, Eimeria piriformis, Toxoplasma gondii, Passalurus ambiguous, other helminths, parainfluenza virus 1, parainfluenza virus 2, reovirus, Psoroptes cuniculi, Cheyletiella parasitovorax, Leporacarus gibbus, and Dermatomycosis spp.
THE cause of sheep scab is the non-burrowing mite psoroptes ovis, which at approximately 1mm in length is just visible to the naked eye.
The aim of the present study was to investigate the in vitro and in vivo acaricidal effects of an essential oil of Cinnamomum zeylanicun leaves on Psoroptes cuniculi, a mange mite.
Keywords: Psoroptes cuniculi; Cinnamomum zeylanicum; Essential oil; In vitro and in vivo acaricidal activity
Psoroptes cuniculi is a worldwide obligate ectoparasite mainly of rabbits, goats, horses, and sheep.