Systematic & Applied Acarology
ISSN 1362-1971
An international journal of the Systematic and Applied Acarology Society, published since 1996

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Systematic & Applied Acarology (2007) 12, 223-228

A new taxon of African chigger, Tanautarsala callithrixa gen. nov., sp. nov. (Acari: Trombidioidea; Trombiculidae; Trombiculini), from the Callithrix monkey Chlorocebus sabaeus (L.) from The Gambia


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A new genus and species of chigger from The Gambia, West Africa, Tanautarsala callithrixa gen. nov., sp. nov., taken from cercopithicoid hosts of Chlorocebus sabaeus (L.) is described and notes on the collected host habitat are presented.

Key words: Acari, Africa, cercopithicoid host, chiggers, The Gambia, Trombiculidae


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