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n.1.(Paleon.) A genus of huge, carnivorous, dinosaurian reptiles from the Cretaceous formation of the United States. They had very large hind legs and tail, and are supposed to have been bipedal. Some of the species were about eighteen feet high.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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SFTSV has also been detected by RT-PCR in Leptotrombidium scutellare mites collected from Apodemus agrarius mice and from Laelaps echidnina mites collected fromA.
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El roedor con el mayor numero de parasitos fue Oryzomys couesi con cinco especies (Laelaps oryzomydis, Echinonyssus microchelae, Ornithonyssus bacoti, Prolistrophorus frontalis y Prolistrophorus bakeri), seguida de Baiomys musculus (Androlaelaps fahrenholzi, Tyrophagus putrescentiae, Lepidoglyphus hylandi y Prolistrophorus frontalis); mientras que sobre Sigmodon mascotensis solo se encontro a Prolistrophorus bakeri (cuadro 1; Fig.
bursa Tropical fowl mite Laelapidae Spiny rat mite Laelaps echidnina Pyemotidae Pyemotes Grain (straw) itch tritici mite (formerly Pediculoides ventricosus) Peymotes herfsi Oak leaf gall mite Family Genus, species Maintenance in Nature Sarcoptidae Obligate ectoparasites of Sarcoptes scabiei var.
Parasitic mites from the suborder Mesostigmata (Gamasida), family Laelapidae, genus Laelaps were also identified.
Among mites, Laelaps manguinhosi Fonseca showed the highest P and MA (Table 2).
Although no ectoparasite species showed significant mean abundance (MA) differences between host sexes (p<0.05), and only Laelaps manguinhosi prevalence was significantly higher on male hosts (N= 2.01, p<0.05) in this study, there are reasons to think that the sex of the water rat affects ectoparasite burden and specific richness.