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Table 4 Species of chiggers collected from domestic rodents, northern China

From: Molecular epidemiology of Orientia tsutsugamushi in chiggers and ticks from domestic rodents in Shandong, northern China

Chigger species Mammal species, no. chiggers (chigger index)
  Rattus norvegicus Mus musculus R. rattus Total
  (n = 359) (n = 222) (n = 2) (n = 586)
Leptotrombidium intermedium 601 (1.67) 216 (0.97) 0 817 (1.39)
L. scutellare 426 (1.19) 182 (0.82) 0 608 (1.04)
L. palpale 1078 (3.00) 197 (0.89) 0 1275 (2.18)
L. taishanicum 30 (0.08) 4 (0.02) 0 34 (0.06)
L. linhuaikongense 62 (0.17) 0 0 62 (0.11)
L. laxoscutum 42 (0.12) 4 (0.02) 0 46 (0.08)
Gahrliepia octosetosa 3 (0.01) 0 0 3 (0.01)
Walchia pacifica 106 (0.30) 6 (0.03) 0 112 (0.19)
Odontacarus majesticus 177 (0.49) 0 0 177 (0.30)
Total 2525 (7.03) 609 (2.74) 0 3134 (5.35)