Feather mite


Feather mites are the members of diverse mite superfamilies:

superorder Acariformes PsoroptidiaAnalgoidea Freyanoidea Pterolichoidea superorder Parasitiformes Dermanyssoidea

They are ectoparasites on birds, hence the common name.

Treatments with pyrethrin or carbaryl powder have been described.

Broader Problems:
Mites as pests
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
26.12.2017 – 22:12 CET