Varieties of Household Mites
Originally written by Vanessa Pike-Russell-Updated by Stacy Griffith Common Name/Scientific Name Dust Mites-House Dust Mite Dermatophagoides sp. Grain Mites-Grain Mite Acarus siro L House Mouse Mite-Liponyssoides sanuineus (Hirst) Follicle Mite-Demodex folliculorum (Simon) Itch or Scabies Mite-Sarcoptes scabiei hominis (Hering) Mold Mite-Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) Dust Mites – House Dust Mite Dermatophagoides sp. “Dust mites are microscopic, small enough to live inside the weave and fibers of your clothing, bedding carpet and such. They don’t actually bite they are waaay to small .. they actually live on the skins flakes we shed. When people have problems with dust mites it is because they are actually allergic toRead More →
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