Tyrophagus putrescentiae

(redirected from Tyroglyphus longior)

Ty·roph·a·gus pu·tres·cen·ti·ae

(tī-rof'ă-gŭs pū'trĕ-sen'tē-ē),
One of the grain mite species that cause various forms of dermatitis resulting from infestation by grain mites in food and produce, which sensitizes and causes dermatitis in storage and handling personnel.
Synonym(s): Tyroglyphus longior
[G. tyros, cheese, + phagō, to eat]
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