Eutrombicula alfreddugesi is prevalent across eastern and central North America. There is also evidence of E. alfreddugesi scattered across Central and South. Abstract. I collected larvae of Eutrombicula alfreddugesi for the first time parasitizing Gerrhonotus infernalis, Sceloporus poinsetti, S. jarrovii, and S. grammicus. Padrões de parasitismo por Eutrombicula alfreddugesi (Oudemans) (Acari, Trombiculidae) em três espécies de Tropidurus Wied (Squamata, Tropiduridae) do.
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Microclimatic and vegetative effects on the population size and activity patterns of larval Eutrombicula alfreddugesi Oudemans, Acari: Larval population densities along a forest edge were greatest in areas of high relative humidity, moderate temperature, low incident sunlight, and increasing substrate vegetation.
Although chigger populations existed throughout the forest edge, larger populations concentrated in short- to tall-grass transition zones. Chiggers were rarely found in the undergrowth beneath the tree canopy. Chigger activity correlated with a microclimatically driven diurnal rhythm. Activity was greatest during the late afternoon-early evening, between and hours CDST. Larval activity dropped to low levels and remained so until sunrise; this period of reduced activity occurred between and hours.
Between about and hours, larval E. Larval populations appeared in late April through early May, peaked in abundance in late June and early July, diminished through late summer, and disappeared in midautumn as the ground began to freeze.
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