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Proceedings Papers
Published: 2022-11-30

Revision of the genus Kymocta (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) with new records from Brazil

Laboratório de Coleções Zoológicas, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, SP; Brazil
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, National Insect and Mite Collection, Washington, D.C., USA
Systematic Entomology Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, MD, USA
Departamento de Patologia, Reprodução e Saúde Única, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias-UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
Laboratório de Coleções Zoológicas, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, SP; Brazil, Departamento de Patologia, Reprodução e Saúde Única, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias-UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
Chiggers endoparasites rodents marsupials neotropical

Abstract

The neotropical genus Kymocta Yunker & Brennan, 1962 (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) is currently represented by seven species parasitizing rodents and occasionally marsupials: Kymocta brasiliensis (Fonseca, 1935), Kymocta chironectes Brennan & Bronswijk, 1973, Kymocta faitkeni Brennan, 1968, Kymocta inca (Brennan & Jones, 1961), Kymocta lutui Goff, Whitaker & Dietz, 1983, Kymocta teratarsalis Yunker & Brennan, 1962, and Kymocta zulia Brennan & Bronswijk, 1973.

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