Flashcards in Otodectes Cynotis Deck (16):
dogs, cats, ferrets, foxes, rabbits and humans
long legs extend beyond the margin of the body
suckers on legs
size of adult
females have suckers on short, unsegmented stalks on pairs ____?
1, 2, and 4
males have suckers on short unsegmented stalks on pairs__?
1, 2, 3, and 4
what do these mites feed on?
debris and tissue fluids
how does transmission occur?
usually by contact with infested animals
how many eggs can a female lay in a lifetime?
site of infection
dry, waxy material in sheets
otitis externa- inflammation of external ear
shaking of head
dark cerumen- ear wax
observing mites by auroscope
mites on a slide