Accession Number:

AD0016611

Title:

BIOLOGY AND HOST RELATIONSHIPS OF TROMBICULID MITES

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

KANSAS UNIV LAWRENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1953-06-08

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

A study was made of the trombiculid mites chiggers of central US. Reports are presented concerning the collecting and recording methods, attached larvae, chigger sampling, recovery of adults, culture methods, the mass culture, key to larval chiggers, host-chigger lists, habitat of active larval chiggers, chigger-host relationships, life history studies, morphological studies of postlarval stages, and internal morphologyand histology of adults. Data are presented concerning the species of the following genera Trombicula, Euschongastia, Neoschongastia, Speleocola, Pseudoschongastia, Walchia, Acomatacarus, Cheladonta, Leeuwenhoekia, and Hannemania. See also AD16612

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE