Dermatosis caused by the bite of trombiculid mite larvae , LePtotrombidium intermedium ( Nagayo , Mitamura et Tamiya , 1920 ) ( Prostigmata : Trombiculidae )

Human dermatosis caused by the bite of trombiculid mite larvae, LqPtotrombidium inter7nedium, was observed by exposing the larvae to the skin of two volunteers (A and B). A total of forty unfed larvae were exposed to the forearm of A, Six larvae bit, but five out of the six detached within 45 min. postinfestation. Only one larva enlarged, fully engorged… CONTINUE READING