Results: The dust mite species identified were Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, known as the house dust mite and most dominant of the populations harvested (95%), Euroglyphus maynei (3%),Cheyletus tenuipilis (2%) and Tarsonemus (unidentified). Storage mites were Lepidoglyphus destructor and Acarus siro. The follicle mite was Demodex follicorum. infestation.
'An 'in situ' coring technique for estimating the population size of house dust mites in their natural habitat', D. B. Hay, Acarologia, t. XXXVI fasc. 4, 1995