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A New Species of Chigger (Acari: Trombiculidae) from Rafinesque's Big-Eared Bat (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in Georgia, USA
- Crossley D. A. Jr., Clement, Matthew J.
- Journal of entomological science 2015 v.50 no.3 pp. 248-251
- Trombiculidae, Vespertilionidae, chiggers, new species, Georgia
- A new species, Hoffmanniella solickiana (Acari: Trombiculidae), is described from specimens of Corynorhinus rafinesquii Lesson, 1827 (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) collected in southeastern counties of Georgia, USA. The new species differs from congeners by a different pattern of unbranched leg setae, number of body setae, and highly branched sensillae.