Bird mite infestation in Atlantic City

This is an article from the Press of Atlantic City, about a young woman who had a bird mite infestation after birds nested near her air conditioning unit: Chickadees nested in a protected area adjacent to her air conditioner outside the window of her Brigantine apartment. It was pretty cool getting a close-up view of […]

More pyemotes mites (itch mites) warnings

Hamilton County, Ohio has recently warned residents about suspected Pyemotes herfsi (itch mites) cases in the area. Now, another suspected outbreak of itch mites: according to 1490 WBEX, the Ross County Health District is also warning residents of Chillicothe and Ross County of the possible presence of pyemotes. Although not dangerous, bites from the itch […]

Biting Mites: what’s biting you?

This website exists to help people find out if they have a problem with biting mites. Remember, skin reactions may be caused by plenty of things besides biting mites or bites from another insect. The site is still under development, but for now, look at the useful biting mites resources page to get you started. […]