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It is like the red "chigoe" which inserts his tiny head in the flesh and burrows until he causes a throbbing fester.The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)|Marion Harland
Sarcopsylla, sr-kop-sil′a, n. a genus of American insects, including the jigger or chigoe.
One of the most important of these is the jigger-flea or chigoe (Dermatophilus penetrans, Fig. 33).Insects and Diseases|Rennie W. Doane
Occasionally a gorilla or a chimpanzee may get a chigoe in its toe.
The chigoe (Dermatophilus penetrans) is a native originally of South America.