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Table 1 Lengths (μ m) of the five setae in male Chorioptes mites.

From: A previously unidentified Chorioptes species infesting outer ear canals of moose (Alces alces): characterization of the mite and the pathology of infestation

No. of seta (location) Chorioptes sp. from moose C. texanus from cattle
  mean ± SD
range
n
mean ± SD
range
n
1 (at the opisthosomal lobe) 85.3 ± 9.3*
71–106
20
54.2 ± 7.3*
37–69
40
2 (at the opisthosomal lobe) 234 ± 14*
198–251
19
164 ± 8*
145–185
40
3 (at the opisthosomal lobe) 28.8 ± 3.7*
24–40
13
24.3 ± 5.4*
13–32
31
4 (at the caudal body margin) 26.3 ± 2.9
19–32
19
24.9 ± 3.9
16–32
38
5 (at tarsus III) 21.1 ± 5.4
13–32
17
18.3 ± 7.2
8–40
35
  1. n = number of measurements
  2. SD = standard deviation
  3. * differences were significant at p < 0.01, based on t-test.