Leptotrombidium turdicola Vercammen-Grandjean and Langston, 1976

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: 491

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

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scientific name

Leptotrombidium turdicola Vercammen-Grandjean and Langston, 1976
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Leptotrombidium turdicola Vercammen-Grandjean and Langston, 1976 

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

Distribution and hosts. Leptotrombidium turdicola  is known from Turdus obscurus Gmelin  ( Passeriformes  : Turdidae  ) in Malaysia ( Vercammen-Grandjean & Langston 1976) and from Apodemus agrarius  ( Rodentia  : Muridae  ) in China ( Stekolnikov 2013). We found L. turdicola  in Vietnam for the first time. Pellorneum ruficeps  is a new host for this chigger.