Leptotrombidium allosetum Wang, Liao and Lin, 1981

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: 485

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

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scientific name

Leptotrombidium allosetum Wang, Liao and Lin, 1981
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Leptotrombidium allosetum Wang, Liao and Lin, 1981 

Material examined. Location A: 7 larvae from Pellorneum ruficeps  ( Passeriformes  : Pellorneidae  ), 1 February 2010; 5 larvae from Pellorneum ruficeps  , 4 February 2010; 12 larvae from Turdus dissimilis  ( Passeriformes  : Turdidae  ), 1 February 2010; 1 larva from Larvivora sibilans  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), 3 February 2010.

Distribution and hosts. L. allosetum  is reported from Apodemus agrarius (Pallas)  ( Rodentia  : Muridae  ) in China ( Wang et al. 1981). We found L. allosetum  in Vietnam for the first time. Pellorneum ruficeps  and Larvivora sibilans  are new hosts for this species.