nom. n., a new name for the chigger mite genus Eutonella Kudryashova,
1988 (Acari: Trombiculidae), with notes on its systematics
N.I. and Stekolnikov A.A.
Journal of Acarology, 18(1): 79-80.
S U M M A R Y
A new substitute name, Kepkatrombicula
nom. n., is proposed for the chigger mite
genus Eutonella Kudryashova, 1988 (preoccupied by
Müller, 1921 for caddis flies); list of included species is given.
Validity of the genus and taxonomic status of a human-infesting chigger
Trombicula desaleri Methlagl,
1928 are discussed.