Year 2021, Volume 3 , Issue 1, Pages 22 - 31 2021-01-27

A faunistic survey of house dust mites of Kolkata , West Bengal, India

Sanjoy PODDER [1] , Himani BİSWAS [2] , Goutam SAHA [3]


House dust mites play an important role in causing various allergic disorders. Many factors like temperature, humidity as well as different microclimatic conditions may influence mite growth. The aim of this study was to analyse the mite fauna of Kolkata, West Bengal, India. House dust was collected from 20 selected houses located in and around Kolkata from January 2017 to December 2017. House dust samples were processed following the flotation technique and house dust mites were isolated from all the samples surveyed. A total of 51 species belonging to 34 genera and 17 families were isolated from positive samples. Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Blomia tropicalis and Cheyletus malaccensis were present in all positive samples. Most abundant mite in house dust was Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, constitute 47% of the mites collected from dust samples. Amblyseius longispinosus was first time reported from Indian house dust.
Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, D. farinae, Blomia tropicalis, Glycycometus geniculatus, Acari
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Primary Language en
Subjects Science
Journal Section Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-1316-164X
Author: Sanjoy PODDER (Primary Author)
Institution: The University of Burdwan
Country: India


Orcid: 0000-0002-0764-287X
Author: Himani BİSWAS
Institution: Krishnagar Govt. College
Country: India


Orcid: 0000-0002-1070-4058
Author: Goutam SAHA
Institution: University of Calcutta
Country: India


Supporting Institution Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of West Bengal, India
Project Number Sanction no.: 568(Sanc.) BT-ESD/RD-19/2015 to Dr. S. Podder
Dates

Publication Date : January 27, 2021

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APA Podder, S , Biswas, H , Saha, G . (2021). A faunistic survey of house dust mites of Kolkata , West Bengal, India . Acarological Studies , 3 (1) , 22-31 . DOI: 10.47121/acarolstud.786681
MLA Podder, S , Biswas, H , Saha, G . "A faunistic survey of house dust mites of Kolkata , West Bengal, India" . Acarological Studies 3 (2021 ): 22-31 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/acarolstud/issue/60074/786681>
Chicago Podder, S , Biswas, H , Saha, G . "A faunistic survey of house dust mites of Kolkata , West Bengal, India". Acarological Studies 3 (2021 ): 22-31
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ISNAD Podder, Sanjoy , Biswas, Himani , Saha, Goutam . "A faunistic survey of house dust mites of Kolkata , West Bengal, India". Acarological Studies 3 / 1 (January 2021): 22-31 . https://doi.org/10.47121/acarolstud.786681
AMA Podder S , Biswas H , Saha G . A faunistic survey of house dust mites of Kolkata , West Bengal, India. Acarol. Stud.. 2021; 3(1): 22-31.
Vancouver Podder S , Biswas H , Saha G . A faunistic survey of house dust mites of Kolkata , West Bengal, India. Acarological Studies. 2021; 3(1): 22-31.
IEEE S. Podder , H. Biswas and G. Saha , "A faunistic survey of house dust mites of Kolkata , West Bengal, India", Acarological Studies, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 22-31, Jan. 2021, doi:10.47121/acarolstud.786681