Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Sternostoma tracheaculum

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2992
Species of  mites that parasitize in the respiratory tract of canarian finches and other birds (Fig. 1) being sized 0.7 × 0.4 mm. The eggs already contain larvae, which reach maturity via 2 nymphs.
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