Eutrombicula

noun

Eu·​trombicula
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: a genus of rather large mites (family Trombidiidae) that have the body clearly demarked into cephalothorax and abdomen, are free-living as adults, and have larvae which are typical chiggers

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from eu- + Trombicula

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“Eutrombicula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eutrombicula. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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