trombiculid

Definitions of trombiculid
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n mite that as nymph and adult feeds on early stages of small arthropods but whose larvae are parasitic on terrestrial vertebrates

Types:
chigger, harvest mite, jigger, redbug
larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation
Type of:
mite
any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods

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