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Abstract

First finding of the chigger mite Neotrombicula talmiensis (Acari: Trombiculidae) in Italy.

Abstract

The first record of the chigger mite Neotrombicula talmiensis (Schluger, 1955) in Italy and on the grey squirrel Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin is reported. Four chigger specimens were found on this invasive North American squirrel species in February 2014 in the territory of Parchi di Nervi, Genoa.