- A parasitic mite that burrows under the skin, causing scabies in humans and sarcoptic mange in animals.
More example sentences
- Sarcoptes scabiei, family Sarcoptidae
- Historically, Hildegard of Bingen referred to itch mites in her Physika, published in the twelfth century.
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