Yunkeracarus

Yunkeracarus

Yunkeracarus is a genus of mites belonging to the family Gastronyssidae. They live exclusively in the nostrils of rodents. Females can be recognized by the small transparent scales covering the body, males by the lack of copulatory suckers.

References

  • The occurrence of the genus Yunkeracarus in North America (Acarina: Epidermoptidae) Kerwin E. Hyland Jr & David T. Clark Acarologia vol I

Search another word or see Yunkeracaruson Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature