Tyrophagus putrescentiae

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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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Lee, "Food protective effect of acaricidal components isolated from anise seeds against the stored food mite, Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank)," Journal of Food Protection, vol.
Species of the mites found were Acarus siro (34.6%), Glycyphagus domesticus (22.8%), Tyrophagus putrescentiae (16.8%), Tyrophagus spp.
The inventory of species of mites in stored products, revealed the presence of 5 species of which three are species that are subservient to stored products such Tyrophagus putrescentiae, Lepidoglyphus destructor, Glycophagus domesticus while Acarus siro is a cosmopolitan species that can be found everywhere and Peymotes sp.
Effects of different flours on the biology of the pry Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acarina: Acaridae) and the predator Neoseiulus pseudolongispinosus (Xin, Liang and Ke) (Acari: Phytoseiidae).
banksi, Agistemus sp., Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank), Brevipalpusphoenicis (Geijskes), Brevipalpus sp., Cheletogenes sp., Iphiseiodes zuluagai Denmark & Muma, Euseius sp., Neoseiulus sp.
A cosmopolitan species, Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acari: Acaridae), has been reported previously as attached to the body of bumblebees (Maggi et al., 2011), and in Guatemala the mite was reported after being detected in samples of dead honeybees stored in alcohol solution (Baker and Delfinado-Baker, 1983).
Use of vapor pressure deficit to predict humidity and temperature effects on the mortality of mold mites, Tyrophagus putrescentiae. Exp Appl Acarol 47:201-213.
First record of Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acari: Acaridae) in soybean plants under no tillage in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Cinco especies de acaros se encontraron solo en una especie de roedor: Androlaelaps spinosus sobre Osgoodomys banderanus; Ornithonyssus bacoti sobre Oryzomys couesi; Tyrophagus putrescentiae y Lepidoglyphus hylandi sobre Baiomys musculus; y Myocoptes musculinus sobre Reithrodontomys fulvescens.
This report is in agreement with the findings on the migration of the mite Tyrophagus putrescentiae Schrank and its ability to disperse the toxigenic fungus A.
destructor, Blomia tropicalis, Acarus siro and Tyrophagus putrescentiae) and B.