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Chiggers from the Bolivian-Brazilian Border (Acarina: Trombiculidae)

James M. Brennan
The Journal of Parasitology
Vol. 56, No. 4, Section 1 (Aug., 1970), pp. 807-812
DOI: 10.2307/3277728
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3277728
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Chiggers from the Bolivian-Brazilian Border (Acarina: Trombiculidae)
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Abstract

Twenty species of chiggers, 4 of them new, are recorded from Beni, Bolivia and Rondônia, Brazil, along the Iténez River. Eusaperium, new genus, is described for E. vangelderi sp. n. off Oryzomys capito, E. colombiana Brennan, 1968, and E. pamelae Brennan, 1968, new combinations. The other new species and their type hosts are: Fonsecia lachesis off Lachesis muta, Leptotrombidium australis off Tadarida laticaudata, and Trombicula truncata off Saccopteryx bilineata.

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