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Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus


  • Adult – 0.2 – 0.5mm. A hairy soft cream white body with eight yellow–brown legs.


  • Egg to adult in 10 days (via a larval stage) at normal room temperature.

  • An adult female can live for up to two months, laying eggs for the last 30 days of her life.


  • Favours warm moist conditions. Very common in beds, carpets and other soft furnishings.

  • Medical conditions that are caused by dust mites include: rhinitis, asthma, and eczema.

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