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1. Chiggers, also known as red bugs, harvest lice, or harvest mites, are the larvae of certain mites of the Trombiculidae family

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2. Like spiders and ticks, Chiggers are arachnids

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3. The red-colored larvae of Chiggers are so small—only 1/120 to 1/150 of an inch—that you cannot see them with the naked eye.

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4. Chiggers are the larval (juvenile) form of a type of mite (Trombiculidae)

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5. Chiggers do not burrow into and remain inside the skin, contrary to popular belief

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6. Chiggers inject digestive enzymes into the skin and feed upon the decomposed tissue

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7. Pronounced itching is the main symptom of Chigger

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8. Chiggers are the juvenile form of a species of mite that belongs to the Trombiculidae family

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9. Chiggers are tiny larvae members of the arachnid family and are sometimes called red bugs

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10.Chiggers are microscopic mites that are found in grassy areas, edges between lawns and forests, and on small mammals and birds,” says Michael J

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11. Chigger An offensive term for a chinese person who thinks their black

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12. The Chigger, also known as redbugs, jiggers, and harvest mites are the parasitic larvae form of a mite in the Trombiculidae family

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13. Chiggers are an outdoor biting pest

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14. Chigger Bugs, or more commonly called just Chiggers, or Red Bugs, are the larval stage of the Trombiculidae mite

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15. What are Chigger Bugs? Chigger Bugs are a real nuisance, as their "bites" cause inflamed pimple-like marks on

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16. Chiggers are the immature stage of certain mites belonging to the family Trombiculidae

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17. More closely related to spiders than to insects, Chiggers belong to the class Arachinida, along with scorpions and ticks

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18. In Texas, the term “Chigger” commonly is used to describe the parasitic larval stage of …

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19. Chigger, (suborder Prostigmata), also called scrub mite, harvest mite, bête rouge, or Chigger mite, the larva of any of approximately 10,000 species of mites in the invertebrate subclass Acari (the mites and ticks)

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20. Chiggers are the immature form of a harvest mite

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21. Recent Examples on the Web Instead, Chiggers pierce the skin and inject saliva into the bite, which contains a powerful digestive enzyme that essentially breaks …

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26. The term Chigger is a common name used to describe the larval stage of mites that are parasitic on warm-blooded animals, including people

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27. Chigger bites characteristically cause intense itching and the formation of small, reddish welts

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28. Chiggers (see above photo) or red bugs are the tiny (1/120 - 1/150 inch) larvae of mites in the genus Eutrombicula

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29. Chiggers most frequently attach themselves at hair follicles in areas where clothing is tight-fitting such as the ankles, waist, and armpits.

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30. Chigger Bites generally take 1-3 days to appear after the Chigger drops off

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31. The combination of torn skin, the Chigger enzyme, and the body’s allergic reaction can cause severe itching.

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32. The Chigger remains attached to its host for several days, feeding on dissolved skin cells

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33. For most people, however, the intense itching caused by the Chigger bite leads to equally intense scratching, and the Chigger is dislodged

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34. The quickest — albeit most painful — way to identify a Chigger problem is by looking at the bites

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35. Chiggers go through four life stages, but only the larvae need to feast on hosts.

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36. Chigger and bed bug bites can result in unbearable itching

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37. Goff, who also is the forensics science program chairman at Chaminade University in Hawaii, says Chigger species in Southeast Asia evolved to feed on mammals and can spread disease because the

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38. What is a Chigger? The Great American Tormenting Chigger is a type of mite which is VERY tiny and red and requires a magnifying glass to spot

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39. Chigger infestations are less common in maintained turfgrass and landscaped environ-Adult Chigger (left) and Chigger larva

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40. The tiny larva (0.25 mm) is the Chigger’s only biting life stage

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41. Chigger bites start to itch within hours of the Chigger attaching to the skin

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42. Some guys who have Chigger bites on the penis develop a reaction known as “summer penile syndrome.” This can cause swelling of the penis, itching, and painful urination

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43. If you’re headed into Chigger-loving habitats, spray exposed skin with an insect repellent

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44. Don’t forget to spray the spots where Chiggers get access to the skin from your socks, top of shoes

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45. Once the Chigger larvae have found their way onto a suitable host, they proceed to areas of the body where clothing fits tightly over the skin (e.g., the beltline, waistline, undergarments, and socks) or where the skin is delicate and/or wrinkled (e.g., ankles, armpits, back …

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46. The Chigger then slurps up the dissolved skin cells

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47. To the Chigger, this is a tasty meal! Having a Chigger do this is very irritating to your skin

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48. After a few days, the Chigger will be done feeding and fall off a person's skin, leaving behind a red welt where it had once been.

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49. Chigger definition, the six-legged larva of a mite of the family Trombiculidae, parasitic on humans and other vertebrates, sucking blood and causing severe itching and acting as a vector of scrub typhus and other infectious diseases

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50. Chigger bites are most likely to occur in late spring and summer

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51. Chiggers usually attach to people where clothing is tight over their skin, particularly around the waist, or where flesh is wrinkled or thin such as in the groin area

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52. Description: Chigger mites are also called “jiggers” and “redbugs.” The parasitic larval stages are very small, requiring a hand lens or microscope to see

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53. Chigger mite larvae penetrate the host’s skin and inject a secretion that breaks down and digests the skin cell

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54. The host’s skin becomes hard and a tube forms in which the Chigger’s mouthparts remain until feeding stops or the Chigger is dislodged.

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55. And you need to get rid of Chigger bugs ASAP

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56. This comprehensive DIY pest control guide will cover everything from treating Chigger bites to Chigger control to repelling, killing, and preventing Chiggers in …

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57. Chigger bites start to itch within hours of the Chigger attaching to the skin

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58. If Chigger bites happen on the penis, they can cause swelling, itching, and painful peeing

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59. Allergic Reaction to Chigger Bite Saliva

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60. Large welt forms at site of Chigger Bite; Distribution of bite sites

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Dictionary

CHIGGER [ˈCHiɡər]

NOUN
chigger (noun) · chiggers (plural noun) · jigger (noun) · jiggers (plural noun)

  • a tiny mite whose parasitic larvae live on or under the skin of warm-blooded animals, where they cause irritation and dermatitis and sometimes transmit scrub typhus.Also called harvest mite.
Synonyms: harvest mite . Synonyms: chigoe .

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the name chigger mean?

Chigger. meaning. chĭg'ər. (0) Any of various small , six-legged larvae of mites of the family Trombiculidae that parasitize humans and other vertebrates . The chigger's bite produces a wheal that is usually accompanied by severe itching. noun.

What is another word for chigger?

Noun. . A small tropical flea, Tunga penetrans, whose females burrow under the skin of animals, including humans, and lay their eggs, causing strong irritation and sores. chigoe. chegoe. chegre. chigger. chigre.

What is the life span of a chigger?

The lifespan of a chigger can vary from anything between one month and one year. Although a single chigger may only live for this amount of time, once an adult female has infested an item of clothing, and is not properly exterminated, she can lay up to 15 eggs a day.

What are chiggers, do they fly?

MODE OF TRANSMISSION: Chiggers do not fly . They normally jump onto humans and animals that pass through tall grasses and thickly vegetated areas. ABILITY TO INFEST PEOPLE AND HOMES: Mites from the trombiculidae family will only bite humans in their larval stage. As adults, they eat insects and insect eggs.