Redescription and biology of the mite Acanthophthirius polonicus Haitlinger 1978, parasitic on the pond bat, Myotis dasycneme (Boie, 1825) (Prostigmata: Myobiidae)

I. Pater-de Kort, J.E.M.H. Bronswijk, van, A. Fain

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Abstract

Acanthophthirius polonicus is redescribed in all stages. This mite appears to be very common in the fur of the pond bat, without causing any visible injury to the skin of the host. The whole lifecycle of the mite is completed on the bat.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-297
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Acarology
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

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