Trombicula is a genus of harvest mites (also known as red bugs, scrub-itch mites, berry bugs or, in their larval stage, as chiggers or chigoe) in the Trombiculidae family. In their larval stage, they attach to various animals, including humans, and feed on skin, often causing itching. These relatives of ticks are nearly microscopic, measuring 0.4
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- type genus of the family Trombiculidae
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The chigger mite, a genus of mites (family Trombiculidae) whose larvae (chiggers, red bugs) include pests of humans and other animals, and vectors of rickettsial and probably viral diseases. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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genus Trombicula noun
type genus of the family Trombiculidae
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(trom-bik´u-lә) a genus of mites. The species T. akamu´shi, T. delien´sis, T. flet´cheri, T. pal´lida, and T. scutella´ris; have larvae called chiggers and are vectors of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, the cause of scrub typhus.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: trom-bik′yū-lă Definitions: 1. The chigger mite, a genus of mites (family Trombiculidae) the larvae of which (chiggers, red bugs) include pests of humans and other animals, and vectors of rickettsial diseases.
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