Sarcoptes Sar·cop·tes (sär-kŏp'tēz)
A genus of acarids that includes the itch mite.
Adopting M. Mgnins classification they are sarcoptes scabiei, var.
This sarcoptes prefers to live under the epidermis of the feet.
Bourguignon found that under the most favorable conditions the mites of sarcoptes scabiei equi would live for sixteen days.
It reproduces itself with equal rapidity and causes similar symptoms to those produced by the sarcoptes.
To the invasion of the cutaneous structures by an animal parasite, the sarcoptes scabiei (acarus scabiei).
The mange mite is known as sarcoptes canis, and takes up its abode upon the superficial dermoid structures.
Our animal, which a small lens makes very distinct, has been more than once confounded with the sarcoptes scabiei.
The sarcoptes squammiferus, of Frstenburg, is only another name for this variety of S. scabiei.
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.