acarus


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Synonyms for acarus

any of several mites of the order Acarina

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Comparison of detection methods for Acarus siro (Acari: Acaridida: Acarididae) contamination in grain.
The physical action of three diatomaceous earths against the cuticle of the flour mite Acarus siro L.
We used 35 local terms (nigua, nihua, niua, pique, pigue, piqui, piki, pico, sico, seccec, chegoe, chego, chigger, puce chique, puce de sable, chique, chica, bicho de pe, bicho do porco, pulga de areia, jatecuba, jigger, chicque, sand flea, tchike, tschike, sike, xique, ckicke, aagrani, atten, tom, tu, tungay, and tunga) and 9 scientific terms (Pulex minimus cutem penetrans Americanus, Pulex minutissimun nigricans, Acarus fuscus sub cutem nidulans proboscide acutiore, Pulex penetrans, Rhynchoprion penetrans, Sarcophaga penetrans, Dermatophilus penetrans, Sarcopsylla penetrans, and Tunga penetrans).
The other two shareholders are HRT Oil & Gas, which owns 40% working interest, while Acarus Investments owns 20% carried interest.
Similar observations were made for the mite Acarus siro L, which, once settled in an appropriate substrate, start to seek new potentially nutritional sites whenever the original population has attained critical level [5].