Hannemania

Hannemania

chigger mites infesting amphibians especially frogs. Cause red spots and vesicles.
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Hannemania mite larvae are known to infest a variety of amphibian species but no data exist for characteristics of Hannemania parasitizing the cliff chirping frog, Eleutherodactylus marnockii.
Larval Hannemania mites (Acari: Leeuwenhoekiidae) burrow through the skin of salamanders and anurans and encapsulate within the stratum spongiosum of the dermis (Hyland 1950; 1961; Duszynski & Jones 1973; Grover et al.
There are varying degrees of host taxa specificity for Hannemania mite larvae.
Several ecological costs have been established for individuals that are heavily parasitized by Hannemania mites.
The encroachment of the dermis, patterns of host specificity, and costs associated with being parasitized by Hannemania mites suggests that amphibians and mites may coevolve in interesting ways.
A new species of Hannemania (Acarina, Trombiculidae) from Bufo punctatus of western North America, with comments on Hannemania hylae (Ewing).
Hannemania (Acarina: Trombiculidae) and their anuran hosts at Fortynine Palms Oasis, Joshua Tree National Monument, California.
The life cycle and parasitic habit of the chigger mite Hannemania dunni Sambon 1928, a parasite of amphibians.
Parasitic phase of chigger mite, Hannemania hegeneri, on experimentally infested amphibians.
The occurrence of intradermal mites, Hannemania spp.
Prevalence of Hannemania on all frogs examined was 81% and the average abundance of mites on frogs ([+ or -] 1 SD) was 22.
Blood smears were negative for hematozoa, the feces did not contain coccidia, and none of the salamanders were infested with Hannemania.