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chiggers

Larvae of the family Trombiculidae, genus Eutrombicula (southern US) and Trombicula (Europe), which causes skin infestation.
 
Habitat
Usually wet, low-lying vegetation—e.g., berry patches, tall grass, weeds, woods.

Disease vectors
Chiggers are vectors for infections in temperate climates; in east Asia and the South Pacific, they may carry Orientia tsutsugamushi, the causative agent of scrub typhus.

chiggers

Harvest mites, red mites Dermatology Larvae of the family Trombiculidae, genus Eutrombicula–southern US, Trombicula–Europe which causes skin infestation Habitat Berry patches, tall grass, weeds, woods. See Chiggers.
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Keywords: dermoscopy, chigger, Trombicula, entomodermoscopy, mite, ectoparasitic disease
Mites may be commonly classified as scabies mites, trombiculid mites (also called chiggers, red bugs, or itch mites), human follicle mites, dust mites, and a variety of animal and plant mites (Table 1).
The chiggers, Euschoengastia fronteriza Wrenn, Baccus & Loomis and E.
The differential diagnosis includes infected warts or scabies but the primary lesions of these are fairly typical ofchigger fleas, therefore always consider tungiasis or chiggers in this setting.
I also discovered early on that chokecherry bushes are infested with chiggers, which, I believe, are tiny little space aliens armed with tasers.
There is the weather (we filmed in everything from snow to 95[degrees] heat), too much or not enough light, background noise (trucks, jets, other shooters), wildlife (at one site we had to chase off a flock of gobbling wild turkeys), insects ('skeeters, chiggers and ticks among others), delayed and/or cancelled flights.
Chiggers is an entertaining graphic novel whose intended audience is younger teenage girls; they will relate to Abby's friendship travails and her romance with Tiel, which consists of kissing and hand-holding.
Besides the insects mentioned above, it also targets midges, gnats and chiggers.
Behind the stump, whimpering, writing to his mother, Henry David Thoreau complains about the food on the trip, his wet feet, his scratches and chafes, the chiggers, ticks and biting flies.