ⓘ Demodex

                                     

ⓘ Demodex

Demodex is a genus of tiny mites that live in or near hair follicles of mammals. Around 65 species of Demodex are known. Two species live on humans: Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis, both frequently referred to as eyelash mites. Different species of animals host different species of Demodex. Demodex canis lives on the domestic dog. Infestation with Demodex is common and usually does not cause any symptoms, although occasionally some skin diseases can be caused by the mites. Demodex is derived from Greek δημός dēmos "fat" and δήξ dēx, "woodworm".

                                     
  • Demodex brevis is one of the two species of face mite that afflict humans the other being Demodex folliculorum They are very similar to Demodex folliculorum
  • Demodex folliculorum is a microscopic mite that can only survive on the skin of humans. Most people have D. folliculorum on their skin. Usually, the mites
  • Demodex mite bite is a cutaneous condition caused by infestation by Demodex folliculorum. Scabies Skin lesion Demodicosis James, William D. Berger, Timothy
  • Demodex gatoi is a hair follicle mite from the skin surface of the domestic cat, Felis silvestris. It is the second described species of Demodex from the
  • Demodex ponderosus is a hair follicle mite found on thinly haired regions tail and paws of the brown rat, Rattus norvegicus. Izdebska, Joanna N. Rolbiecki
  • Demodex injai is a hair follicle mite in the domestic dog. Desch, Clifford E. Hillier, Andrew 2003 Demodex injai: a new species of hair follicle
  • Demodex gapperi is a hair follicle mite found in the eyelids of the red - backed vole, Clethrionomys gapperi. Nutting, William B. Emejuaiwe, Stephen O
  • Demodex conicus is a hair follicle mite found in the ear canal of the house mouse, Mus musculus. Izdebska, Joanna N. Rolbiecki, Leszek 2015 A new
  • Demodex foveolator is a hair follicle mite found in epidermal pits of the lesser white - toothed shrew, Crocidura suaveolens. It is known from shrews caught
  • Demodex criceti is a hair follicle mite found in the epidermis of the Syrian hamster, Mesocricetus auratus. Nutting, William B. Rauch, Harold 1958