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a mite species common in second growth and grassy brush areas of the Americas; the larvae attack humans (as well as reptiles, birds, and wild and domestic mammals), causing an intensely itching dermatitis.
a genus of mites (family Trombiculidae), whose larvae are parasitic on all animal species and cause dermatitis. Some also transmit diseases from their natural hosts rodents to humans, e.g. scrub typhus. The larvae are also called chiggers.
transmits scrub typhus of humans.
distinctively red mite found on all domestic animal species including poultry. Attacks humans. It causes dermatitis, e.g. between dog's claws and on the heels of horses. Called also harvest mite, aoutat, lepte automnale.
transmits scrub typhus of humans from rodents.
the scrub-itch mite.