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Published: 2021-12-31

The characteristics of lifespan in Cheyletidae and its response to environmental factors

College of Life Science, Nanchang University, Nanchang 330031, China
College of Life Science, Nanchang University, Nanchang 330031, China
Acari Trombidiformes Prostigmata Cheyletidae life history longevity


This paper provides a survey of a collection of references on life history studies of eight species in the family Cheyletidae. It reviews some factors (including sex difference, temperature, humidity and prey) that affect the development time and lifespan in Cheyletidae. This paper also analyzes the effects these biotic and abiotic factors on the growth and development of cheyletid mites.


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