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Sarcoptes Sar·cop·tes (sär-kŏp'tēz)
n.
A genus of acarids that includes the itch mite.

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  • Adopting M. Mgnins classification they are sarcoptes scabiei, var.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • This sarcoptes prefers to live under the epidermis of the feet.

    Animal Parasites and Messmates P. J. Van Beneden
  • Bourguignon found that under the most favorable conditions the mites of sarcoptes scabiei equi would live for sixteen days.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley
  • It reproduces itself with equal rapidity and causes similar symptoms to those produced by the sarcoptes.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • To the invasion of the cutaneous structures by an animal parasite, the sarcoptes scabiei (acarus scabiei).

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon
  • The mange mite is known as sarcoptes canis, and takes up its abode upon the superficial dermoid structures.

    Sporting Dogs Frank Townend Barton
  • Our animal, which a small lens makes very distinct, has been more than once confounded with the sarcoptes scabiei.

    Everyday Objects W. H. Davenport Adams
  • The sarcoptes squammiferus, of Frstenburg, is only another name for this variety of S. scabiei.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • sarcoptes hominis is sometimes found in this region, having been carried there by hands infested with this parasite.

  • Notoedres cati (usually known as sarcoptes minor) is a species of itch mites which produce an often fatal disease of cats.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley

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