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J Med Entomol. 1995 Jul;32(4):439-48.

New genus and six new species of chiggers (Acari: Trombiculidae and Leeuwenhoekiidae) collected from small mammals in Argentina.

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Department of Entomology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA.

Abstract

Argentinacarus. n. gen., is proposed with Argentinacarus expansus, n. sp., off Irenomys tarsalis and Akodon longipilis, as type species. Quadraseta akodonica, off Akodon longipilis and Auliscomys micropus, Colicus sinpretarsus, off Histiotus montanus, Parasecia argentinensis off Phyllotis xanthopygus, Parasecia neuquenensis, off Akodon longipilis, and Andalgalomacarus xanthopyga, off Phyllois xanthopygus and Eligmodontia morgani, are described as new. All specimens were collected in Argentina.

PMID:
7650704
DOI:
10.1093/jmedent/32.4.439
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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