Leptotrombidium kunshui Wen and Xiang, 1984

Kaluz, Stanislav, Hung, Nguyen Manh, Capek, Miroslav & Literak, Ivan, 2016, Two new species and new records of chiggers (Acari: Leeuwenhoekiidae, Trombiculidae) from birds in Vietnam, Zootaxa 4061 (5), pp. 483-503: 490

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4061.5.2

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Leptotrombidium kunshui Wen and Xiang, 1984
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Leptotrombidium kunshui Wen and Xiang, 1984 

Material examined. Location A: 1 larva from Pellorneum ruficeps  ( Passeriformes  : Pellorneidae  ), 1 February 2010; 1 larva from Pellorneum ruficeps  , 4 February 2010; 1 larva from Larvivora sibilans  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), 4 February 2010.

Distribution and hosts. L. kunshui  is reported from Rattus tanezumi Temminck  ( Rodentia  : Muridae  ) in China ( Wen & Xiang 1984). We found L. kunshui  in Vietnam for the first time. Both P. r u f i c ep s and L. sibilans  are new hosts for this chigger.