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Ornithonyssus bacoti
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Ornithonyssus bacoti

The tropical rat mite (Ornithonyssus bacoti) as seen under a microscope (4×). Note the difference in appearance and size between the engorged mite (bottom left) and the one that has not fully fed (top right).

Courtesy of Dr. Jennifer Frohlich.

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Mice and Rats as Pets