Caamembecaia gratiosus n. gen., n. sp (Acari : Trombiculidae), from Trinomys gratiosus (Gunter) (Rodentia : Echimydae), of Atlantic Forest in Southeastern Brazil

From June 1999 to May 2001, small mammals were captured in three areas of the Atlantic Forest in Southeastern Brazil and examined for ectoparasites. Analysis of ectoparasites revealed the presence of a new chigger genus and species, Caamembecaia. gratiosus, from Trinomys gratiosus. This is the first...

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Publication Date:2006
Main Author: Gazeta, GS
Other Authors: Amorim, M, Bossi, DE, Linhares, AX, Serra-Freire, NM
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Rio De Janeiro, Rj
Fundaco Oswaldo Cruz
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Online Access:http://www.repositorio.unicamp.br/jspui/handle/REPOSIP/78265
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Citation:Memorias Do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Fundaco Oswaldo Cruz, v. 101, n. 2, n. 137, n. 139, 2006.
Portuguese abstract:From June 1999 to May 2001, small mammals were captured in three areas of the Atlantic Forest in Southeastern Brazil and examined for ectoparasites. Analysis of ectoparasites revealed the presence of a new chigger genus and species, Caamembecaia. gratiosus, from Trinomys gratiosus. This is the first record of a chigger from T. gratiosus.