Leptotrombidium (Acari: Trombiculidae) of the World.

  title={Leptotrombidium (Acari: Trombiculidae) of the World.},
  author={Alexandr A. Stekolnikov},
The chigger mite genus Leptotrombidium Nagayo, Miyagawa, Mitamura and Imamura, 1916 is reviewed using literature data. For 340 larval species brief diagnoses, synonymy, data on type hosts and type localities are provided. The genus is divided into species-groups based on morphological evidence enabling easier establishment of group-membership of un-known specimens in the future. Some species groups are supported by a hierarchical cluster analysis with multiscale boot-strap resampling applied to… CONTINUE READING