Scientific name, Carpoglyphus lactis. Taxonomy navigation. Up › Carpoglyphus. Down Terminal (leaf) node. Common name, Dried fruit mite. Synonym, Acarus. Carpoglyphus lactis is a stored product mite infesting saccharide rich stored commodities including dried fruits, wine, beer, milk products, jams. Carpoglyphus ganzhouensis · Carpoglyphus lactis · Carpoglyphus munroi · Carpoglyphus nidicolous · Carpoglyphus sturmi · Carpoglyphus wardleorum. Carpoglyphus is a mite genus in the family Carpoglyphidae. The species Carpoglyphus.

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When large numbers of C. In the field, this species is found in fermenting tree sap flows, burrows of moles, and as phoretic deutonymphs on butterflies, moths, and scarabaeid beetles e. The richness index, diversity cafpoglyphus and evenness index was 1. Journal of Stored Products Research.

The density and species of mite breeding in stored. In honey bee hives, they feed on various components, including pollen stored in honeycombs bee bread or bee pollenplant pollen, honey, and nest debris.

Carpoglyphus lactis

Chinese Journal of Epidemiology. The sequences classified to the genera Leuconostoc, Elizabethkingia, Ewingella, Erwinia, Bacillus and Serratia were prevailing in mites sampled from the dried fruits.


De novo biosyntheswas of linoleic acid and. Posterior median ventral apodeme absent Fig.

Phoretic deutonymphs disperse on adult insect hosts to suitable habitats. Carpoglyphus lactis mite and rough corners.

Turkiye Parazitol Derg ;34 Journal of Environment and. A similar case was reported in the USA Alabamawhere stored honeycombs were found heavily infested after winter storage Baker and Delfinado, The community structure and diversity study. Males without paranal suckers or sucker-like setae on tarsus IV Fig. Mites from honey bees have been reported from the Holarctic, Oriental, and Australian regions.

Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic. The mites of Stored Food and Houses. We also identified potentially pathogenic bacteria carried by the mites to dried fruits for human consumption. The ITS library showed smaller differences between the laboratory strain on HDMd and the isolates from dried fruits packages, with the exception of the mite strain from dried plums.

Permanent associated exclusively with bees or their close relative, wasps; cannot live without these hosts Temporary some life stages are associated with bees, while others are not Facultative or opportunistic can complete entire life cycle without bees or their close relative, wasps. Aside from beehives, Carpoglyphus lactis is also found in old honeycombs, wine barrels in cellars, dried sweet fruits, canned fruits, fruits preserved in sugar, fermenting pulp, dairy products milk and cheeseand stored honey.


The study describes the adaptation of C. Empodial claws arising from membranous ambulacra I-IV not from tarsal apices Figs.

Carpoglyphus | Bee Mite ID

Stored product mites Acari: Mites and other epidemiological. Setae vi situated about half-way between anterior edge of propodosoma and setae si Fig. Department of Medical Parasitology. Dorsal setae smooth, not heavily barbed Fig. Male with genital setae g and coxal setae 4b present Fig. The microbial communities associated with C.

However, they carplglyphus be beneficial in the wine industry, as mite alarm pheromones enhance the aroma of pale and dry wines aged under flor yeasts Marin et al. Prodorsum with setae ve absent Fig.

Carpoglyphus lactis and mite intestinal. Carpoglyphus lactis and Carpoglyphus munroi. Investigation of infection of acaroid mites.

Kai Y, Wang H-Y.