Acarina (2005) 13, 203-208
Yu-Bao Cui, Chao-Pin Li, Jian Wang, Qing-Gui Yang, Ye Tian and Li Tao (2005)
Astigmatid mites infesting Chinese medicinal herbs
Acarina 13 (2), 203-208
Abstract: One thousand forty hundred and ninety samples of Chinese medicinal herbs belonging to Magnoliophyta (Angiospermae) were collected from a traditional medical storehouse in Huainan City, Anhui Province. Mites of thirty-five species, twenty genera, and seven families were found in nearly 57% of the samples. These results assert that Chinese medicinal herbs may be substantially contaminated, and much attention should be drawn to protection of the materials and prevention of acariasis.
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