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Related to Trombicula: chigger, Trombicula alfreddugesi
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Noun1.Trombicula - type genus of the family TrombiculidaeTrombicula - type genus of the family Trombiculidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
harvest mite, redbug, chigger, jigger - larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation
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AZ not stated Spinturnix americanus AZ not stated Spinturnix carloshoffmanni AZ not stated Trombicula myotis AZ not stated Inserta Cimex pilosellus SD not stated Parasite Reference Apicomplexa Eimeria pilarensis Scott and Duszynski, 1997 Eimeria rioarribaensis Scott et al.
Some parasites, such as harvest mite, or Trombicula autumnalis infestations, can be a problem at this time of year.
In fact, one of Evenhuis' colleagues, Lee Golf, had just had a paper rejected by the JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY because he proposed naming a new chigger Trombicula tgifi.