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Origin of chigoe
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In hot countries the chigoe (Dermatophilus penetrans) is a serious and troublesome pest, particularly to bare-footed people.
"Chiggerfoot" takes its name from the chigoe, chigger, or jigger, the minute flea which burrows into the foot.Jamaican Song and Story|Walter Jekyll
Occasionally a gorilla or a chimpanzee may get a chigoe in its toe.
The Chigoe lays about sixty eggs, depositing them in a sort of sac on each side of the external opening of the oviduct.Our Common Insects|Alpheus Spring Packard
Probably the common flea and the chigoe would form distinct genera.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby