trombiculid

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