Tyrophagus

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Tyrophagus

a genus of mites in the family Acaridae.

Tyrophagus farinae
housedust mites; common in stored cereal; thought to be associated with allergic dermatitis.
Tyrophagus longior
found in grains and copra. The cause of copra itch in humans.
Tyrophagus palmarum
a pasture mite found in the nostrils of cattle, especially those with nasal granuloma.