Eutrombicula tinami (Oudemans, 1910) (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) in Brazil: a neglected ectoparasite of several animals including humans

Ricardo Bassini-Silva, Fernando de Castro Jacinavicius, Adriano Pinter, Gislene F. S. R. Fournier, Camile Lugarini, Ariane Ferreira, Luciano Moreira-Lima, Erika Hingst-Zaher, Cal Welbourn, Ron Ochoa & Darci Moraes Barros-Battesti
The genus Eutrombicula comprises ca. 80 species worldwide, some of which have been reported as causative agents of severe irritation to the host’s skin, known as trombiculiasis. Six species of Eutrombicula have been recorded from Brazil until present, with two reports of humans as hosts. In this study, Eutrombicula tinami (Oudemans) is redescribed and new records for the states of Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina and São Paulo as well as new parasite-host...
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