harvest mite

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Synonyms for harvest mite

larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation

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Chiggers are the larvae of a type of mite, also called red bugs or harvest mites.
A Harvest mites, also called berry mites, affect cats in late summer and autumn.
AS HEcould have picked up mites, like harvest mites (which affect mainly the feet), or sarcoptic mange mites, which are more likely toaffect her all over her body.
Over the years, they have been referred to as harvest mites because of their prevalence at harvest time - and berry bugs, because they annoy fruit pickers.