Folia entomologica hungarica

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Author(s): Kharadov, A. V. & Chirov, P. A.
Title: Localisation of Neotrombicula sympatrica (Acariformes: Trombiculidae) on small rodents of Kyrgyzstan
Year: 2007
Volume: 68
Pages: 181-194.

Abstract: Neotrombicula sympatrica STEKOLNIKOV, 2001 was collected in three areas of Kyrgyzstan from 64 individuals belonging to 8 species of rodents. In total, 2662 larvae were collected, of which 1629 (61.19%) were stuck to the skin, the rest was obtained by combing. N. sympatrica infested 9 areas of the skin of the hosts grouped into three regions: cochlea (inside, edge and outside of ear), ano-genital region (genitals, anus and under the tail) and ventral region (belly, breast and chin). Host preference, seasonal and topographical distribution, and coexistence of N. sympatrica with other chigger mites are given. With 3 figures and 6 tables.
Keywords: Parasitism, chigger mites, Kyrgyzstan

Journal: Folia entomologica hungarica
Journal abbreviation: Folia ent. hung.
ISSN: 0373-9465
Publisher: ,
Editor(s): Merkl, O.