Sydney University Department of Medical Entomology Westmead Hospital
Scabies mite Mite Photos Bird mite
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For more information on mites, see "Scabies Fact Sheet",
"Bird Mite Fact Sheet" or "Dust Mite Fact Sheet"

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Scabies Mites

Scabies mites

Scabies mites (Sarcoptes scabiei), an adult female is on the left, while unhatched juveniles are at the right.


Male Scabies Mite

Male scabies mite

An adult male Scabies mite (Sarcoptes scabiei), the discs on the forelegs indicates that it is a male.


Live Scabies Mite

Live scabies mite

Live scabies mite (Sarcoptes scabiei).


Bird Mite

Bird mite

The Bird mite, Ornithonyssus bursa.


Chigger Mite

Chigger mite

A trombiculid or "chigger "mite capable of transmitting scrub typhus.

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