Lepidoglyphus destructor

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Lepidoglyphus destructor (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Caroline Harding, MPI
Source: PaDIL

Lepidoglyphus destructor (Schrank, 1781) - (grocers' itch mite)

This mite infests stored grain and various other stored food products. It can also cause allergies and dermatitis in humans and domestic animals.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Pflaumenmilbe
• English: grocers' itch mite

Glycyphagus destructor