What are Chiggers?

Chiggers are parasites from the Trombicula Species; they are small red bugs that are actually the larva from microscopic mites. The bugs themselves are so small that it is hard to see them with the naked eye. But it is the larva that is harmful to you not the bug itself. Once they hatch [...]

Intro To Chiggers

Chiggers are microscopic arachnids that despite their size torment all kinds of animals, including humans. Also called harvest mites, this reddish colored pest hatches as larvae in grass and foliage and immediately grab on to the first warm-blooded creature (and sometimes cold-blooded creature) that passes by. The larvae then attaches itself to a pore [...]