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EENY-297: Tropical Fowl Mite, Ornithonyssus bursa (Berlese) (Arachnida: Acari: Macronyssidae)

Figure 4. Three pairs of satae on the sternal plate of the tropical fowl mite (left), Ornithonyssus bursa (Berlese), helps differentiates it from the northern fowl mite, Ornithonyssus sylviarum (Canestrini and Fanzago). Photograph by: Marcelo de Campos Pereira, University of São Paulo