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The rearing of mites of the family Pyroglyphidae (Acarina)






Wiadomosci Parazytologiczne 32(4-6): 407-409

The rearing of mites of the family Pyroglyphidae (Acarina)

The laboratory maintenance and rearing of mites from house dust and sparrow nests is described.


Accession: 001982778



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Chmielewski, W., 1987: Breeding of mites from the family Pyroglyphidae Acarina. Wiadomosci Parazytologiczne 32.4-6: 407-409

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