Sarcoptidae


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Sarcoptidae

(săr-kŏp′tĭ-dē)
A family of mites of the order Acarina, class Arachnida, that includes Sarcoptes scabiei, the causative agent of scabies or itch in humans and of mange and scab in other animals.
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Variabilidad morfologica en tres cepas de Sarcoptes scabiei (Acaridida: Sarcoptidae) de Costa Rica.