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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 101, No. 2, 2006, pp. 137-139
Bioline Code: oc06026
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 101, No. 2, 2006, pp. 137-139

 en Caamembecaia gratiosus n. gen., n. sp. (Acari: Trombiculidae), from Trinomys gratiosus check for this species in other resources (Gunter) (Rodentia: Echimydae), of Atlantic Forest in Southeastern Brazil
Gilberto S Gazêta; Marinete Amorim; David EP Bossi; Arício X Linhares & Nicolau M Serra-Freire

Abstract

From June 1999 to May 2001, small mammals were captured in three areas of the Atlantic Forest in Southeastern Brazil and examined for ectoparasites. Analysis of ectoparasites revealed the presence of a new chigger genus and species, Caamembecaia gratiosus check for this species in other resources , from Trinomys gratiosus check for this species in other resources . This is the first record of a chigger from T. gratiosus.

Keywords
Caamembecaia gratiosus n. gen., n. sp.- Trombiculidae - rodent - Brazil

 
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