red bug


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red bug

also

redbug

(rĕd′bŭg′)
n.

red bug

See chigger.

bug

(bug)
1. A colloquial term for any small insect or arthropod, esp. of the order Hemiptera, that has sucking mouth parts, incomplete metamorphosis, and two pairs of wings, the fore pair being half membranous. See: bedbug; chigger
2. A colloquial term for a disease-causing germ or microorganism.

assassin bug

Any member of the family Reduviidae. Many are predaceous; others are bloodsucking. Panstrongylus, Triatoma, and Rhodnius are vectors of Chagas disease.
See: conenose; trypanosomiasis

cone-nose bug

, cone-nosed bugConenose.

croton bug

German cockroach.

kissing bug

Conenose.

red bug

Chigger.

red bug

see eutrombiculaalfreddugesi.
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Chiggers are the larvae of a type of mite, also called red bugs or harvest mites.