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Demodex foveolator sp. n. (Acari: Demodicidae), a new epidermis-dwelling parasite of Crocidura suaveolens (Pallas, 1821).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6714845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A new species, Demodex foveolator, is described in all stages of the life cycle from the lesser white-toothed shrew, Crocidura suaveolens (Pallas, 1821). The species inhabits epidermal pits and apparently is a low-grade pathogen. A suggested trait of structural adaptations of epithelia-dwelling demodicids to their habitats is briefly discussed.
V Bukva
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Folia parasitologica     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0015-5683     ISO Abbreviation:  Folia Parasitol.     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-06-21     Completed Date:  1984-06-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0065750     Medline TA:  Folia Parasitol (Praha)     Country:  CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Epidermis / parasitology*
Epithelium / parasitology
Mite Infestations / parasitology,  veterinary*
Mites / anatomy & histology*,  growth & development
Shrews / parasitology*

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