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Haemogamasus hirsutus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Subclass: Acari
Order: Mesostigmata
Family: Haemogamasidae
Genus: Haemogamasus

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Haemogamasus is a genus of mites in the family Haemogamasidae.[1] In North America, they mostly infect rodents, in addition to other small mammals such as shrews, talpids, and Virginia opossums.[2]

An unidentified immature Haemogamasus has been found on the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) in Georgia.[3]


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  1. ^ David Evans Walter (ed.). "Haemogamasidae Species Listing". Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University. Retrieved September 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ Whitaker et al., 2007, pp. 17–19
  3. ^ a b Wilson and Durden, 2003, table 1
  4. ^ Estébanes-González and Cervantes, 2005, p. 28
  5. ^ a b c d Whitaker et al., 2007, p. 18
  6. ^ Wilson and Durden, 2003, table 3
  7. ^ a b c d e Whitaker et al., 2007, p. 19

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