Dermanyssus gallinae

(dĕr″mă-nis′ŭs gă-lī′nē″)

[derma + G. nyssein, to prick + L. gallina, hen]
A species of mite found in chickens. Its bite may cause an itchy rash, esp. on those who work with infested farm animals or pets.

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