Isolation of the mite Myocoptes musculinus Koch from the Spinifex Hopping mouse (Notomys alexis)

J. M. Old*, N. J. Hill, E. M. Deane

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Abstract

This paper reports on the isolation and identification of the fur-clasping mite, Myocoptes musculinus, from the faeces of the Spinifex Hopping mouse (Notomys alexis). This investigation adds to the sparse records of ectoparasites collected from native Australian murids.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)292-295
Number of pages4
JournalLaboratory Animals
Volume41
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007

Keywords

  • Australia
  • Mite
  • Myocoptes musculinus
  • Notomys alexis
  • Spinifex hopping mouse

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