chiggers

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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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