Yunkeracarus


Yunkeracarus

Taxobox
name = "Yunkeracarus"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Arthropoda
classis = Arachnida
subclassis = Acari
ordo = Acariformes
familia = Gastronyssidae
genus = "Yunkeracarus"
genus_authority = Fain, 1957
subdivision_ranks = Species include
subdivision = "Yunkeracarus ascanicus"
"Yunkeracarus faini"
"Yunkeracarus microti"
"Yunkeracarus muris"
"Yunkeracarus stepposus"

"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


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