[ lĕp′tō-trŏm-bĭd′ē-əm ]
A genus of trombiculid mites that serve as vectors of tsutsugamushi disease in China, Southeast Asia, Australia, and various islands in the Pacific Ocean.
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Several specimens were parasitized on the ears by chiggers, Leptotrombidium myotis (Ewing).
Chiggers, Leptotrombidium myotis (Ewing), were found on the ears of one long-eared myotis.