genus Tunga


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Noun1.genus Tunga - a genus of Siphonapteragenus Tunga - a genus of Siphonaptera    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
chigger, chigoe, chigoe flea, Tunga penetrans - small tropical flea; the fertile female burrows under the skin of the host including humans
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Tungiasis, a parasitic skin disease that occurs in tropical countries, is caused by sand fleas of the genus Tunga (Insecta, Siphonaptera, Tungidae).