Sarcoptic mange is a threat to bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus
) in Australia and a major factor contributing to the decline in populations of this species. It is caused by a mite, Sarcoptes scabiei
, and if untreated can lead to severe irritation, blindness, starvation and eventual death. Modes ...
Author(s) : Stannard, H. J.; Wolfenden, J.; Hermsen, E. M.; Vallin, B. T.; Hunter, N. E.; Old, J. M.
Publisher : CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Journal article : Australian Mammalogy 2021 Vol.43 No.1 pp.85-95 ref.62