Eutrombicula

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Eutrombicula

 [u″trom-bik´u-lah]
a subgenus of the mite genus Trombicula.E. alfreddugè´si (called also Trombicula alfreddugèsi) is the common chigger of the United States.

Eutrombicula

/Eu·trom·bic·u·la/ (u″trom-bik´ūl-ah) a subgenus of Trombicula; E. alfreddugèsi is the most common chigger of the United States.

Eutrombicula

a subgenus of mites in the mite genus Trombicula of the family Trombiculidae. See also chigger.

Eutrombicula alfreddugesi
the common chigger of the USA; called also Trombicula alfreddugesi. Causes dermatitis in most species.
Eutrombicula sarcina
causes leg itch and black soil itch of sheep, manifested by dermatitis on the lower limbs up to about the fetlock.
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For both sexes of Uma exsul and Uta stejnegeri chiggers occurred on more than 50% of the individuals, indicating that Eutrombicula alfreddugesi did not appear to discriminate between the two lizard species as hosts.
Eutrombicula alfreddugesi is a chigger mite with a wide distribution.
The occurrence and levels of infestation by larvae of the chigger mite Eutrombicula alfreddugesi on the desert lizards Uma exsul and Uta stejnegeri were studied on the sand dunes of Viesca, Coahuila, Mexico.
Se estudio la prevalencia e intensidad de infestacion por larvas de Eutrombicula alfreddugesi en los saurios deserticos Uma exsul y Uta stejnegeri en las dunas de arena de Viesca, Coahuila, Mexico.
Clopton & Gold (1993) observed that Eutrombicula alfreddugesi prefers areas of low to moderate temperature, high relative humidity, little incidence of sunlight, and dense vegetation.
Observations on ectoparasitism by Eutrombicula alfreddugesi (Acari: Trombiculidae) in a population of Sceloporus cyanogenys.
Eutrombicula alfreddugesi is an ectoparasitic chigger mite of a large number of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals (Philips, 2000; de Carvalho et al.
Mites were identified as Eutrombicula alfreddugesi following Hoffmann (1990), based on characters such as five scutal setae, the pedipal formula B/N(B)/NNB, 22 dorsal setae (2 humerals +6,6,4,2,2), three genuelae I, one mastitarsala, and absence of mastitibiala.
Distribution and seasonal and diurnal activity patterns of Eutrombicula alfreddugesi (Acari: Trombiculidae) in a forest edge ecosystem.
Patterns of parasitism by Eutrombicula alfreddugesi (Oudemans) (Acari, Trombiculidae) in three species of Tropidurus Wied (Squamata, Tropiduridae) from cerrado habitat of central Brazil.
El abuje o abujo, Eutrombicula alfreddugesi (Oudemans, 1910) (Acarina: Tromboculidae), un acaro de importancia biomedica en las provincias orientales de Cuba.
Infestacion de Eutrombicula alfreddugesi (Acari: Trombiculidae) sobre lagartijas Anolis (Reptilia: Polychrotidae) en los alrededores de Frontera Corozal, Chiapas, Mexico.