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1 April 1994 Lesions Associated with Infestation of a Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus xanthopus) with Larvae of Odontacarus (Leogonius) adelaideae (Womersley) (Acarina: Trombiculidae) in South Australia
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Dermatitis associated with natural infestation of a yellow-footed rock wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus xanthopus) with larvae of the chigger mite, Odontacarus (Leogonius) adelaideae is described. This record extends the known host range of O. adelaideae and is the first from a native animal in southern Australia.

O'Callaghan, Carmichael, Finnie, and Conaghty: Lesions Associated with Infestation of a Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus xanthopus) with Larvae of Odontacarus (Leogonius) adelaideae (Womersley) (Acarina: Trombiculidae) in South Australia
Michael G. O'Callaghan, Ian H. Carmichael, John W. Finnie, and Sue Conaghty "Lesions Associated with Infestation of a Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus xanthopus) with Larvae of Odontacarus (Leogonius) adelaideae (Womersley) (Acarina: Trombiculidae) in South Australia," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 30(2), 257-259, (1 April 1994). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-30.2.257
Received: 8 September 1993; Published: 1 April 1994
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