Helenicula scanloni ( Domrow and Nadchatram, 1964 )

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: 496

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

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scientific name

Helenicula scanloni ( Domrow and Nadchatram, 1964 )
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Helenicula scanloni ( Domrow and Nadchatram, 1964) 

Material examined. Location A: 2 larvae from Pellorneum ruficeps  ( Passeriformes  : Pellorneidae  ), 1 February 2010.

Distribution and hosts. In South Vietnam, Helenicula scanloni  is reported to infest Tupaia  sp. ( Scandentia  : Tapaiidae), Menetes  sp. ( Rodentia  : Sciuridae  ), and Rattus  sp. ( Rodentia  : Muridae  ); in Thailand, this chigger is reported to occur on birds Gallus gallus (Linnaeus)  ( Galliformes  : Phasianidae  ), Centropus sinensis (Stephens)  ( Cuculiformes  : Cuculidae  ), Dicrurus hottentottus (Linnaeus)  ( Passeriformes  : Dicruridae  ), Pellorneum ruficeps  , Pomatorhinus hypoleucos (Blyth)  ( Passeriformes  : Timaliidae  ), and Hydrornis oatesi (Hume)  (Passerifomes: Pittidae  ), as well as on mammalian hosts Tupaia glis  ( Scandentia  : Tupaiidae  ), Rattus rattus (Linnaeus)  ( Rodentia  : Muridae  ), and Prionailurus bengalensis (Kerr)  ( Carnivora  : Felidae  ) ( Nadchatram & Traub 1971).