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The Genus Eutrombicula in Venezuela (Acarina: Trombiculidae)

James M. Brennan and Jack T. Reed
The Journal of Parasitology
Vol. 60, No. 4 (Aug., 1974), pp. 699-711
DOI: 10.2307/3278741
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3278741
Page Count: 13
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The Genus Eutrombicula in Venezuela (Acarina: Trombiculidae)
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Abstract

Twenty-two species in genus Eutrombicula are recorded in Venezuela. Of them 16 are described as new; these and their type hosts are: Eutrombicula cricetivora off Rhipidomys venustus, E. jenkinsi off Thomasomys lugens, E. leegoffi off Oryzomys albigularis, E. longiseta off O. minutus, E. lukoschusi off T. hylophilus, E. marmosa off Marmosa fuscata, E. nadchatrami off O. albigularis, E. neotropicalis off O. albigularis, E. spipi off Echimys armatus, E. tachirae off O. albigularis, E. tanychaeta off Didelphis azarae, E. vacillata off D. azarae, E. variabilis off T. lugens, E. venezuelensis off O. minutus, E. webbi off O. albigularis, and E. wolfenbargeri off Cryptotis thomasi. A key to species is included.

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