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Daniel M., School of Public Health, Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education, Ruská 85, 100 05 Prague 10, Czech Republic
Stekolnikov A. A., Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya 1, St. Petersburg 199034, RUSSIA


Three new species of chigger mites, Colicus famulidistalis sp. n. and Eltonella macroti sp. n. from phyllostomid bats, and Microtrombicula guaurabensis sp. n. from lizards, are described. Three species, Eltonella usitata (Brenann, 1965), Loomisia univari (Brennan, 1965), and Hoffmanniella beltrani (Hoffmann, 1949) are recorded for the first time in Cuba on new host species.


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