genus Sarcoptes


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Noun1.genus Sarcoptes - type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mitesgenus Sarcoptes - type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mites
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Sarcoptidae, Sarcoptidae - small whitish mites
itch mite, sarcoptid - whitish mites that attack the skin of humans and other animals; "itch mites cause scabies"