Leptus
Leptus Lep"tus (l[e^]p"t[u^]s), n. [NL., from Gr. lepto`s thin, small.] (Zo["o]l.) The six-legged young, or larva, of certain mites; -- sometimes used as a generic name. See {Harvest mite}, under {Harvest}. [1913 Webster]

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  • leptus — forma larval de los ácaros del género Trombicula y Schongastia. La L. automnalis y otras especies penetran en la piel y producen una dermatitis que afecta principalmente las nalgas, muslos y genitales externos con irritación y prurito… …   Diccionario médico

  • Leptus — Leptus, s.u. Kerfmilben a) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Leptus — Leptus, die Herbst oder Grasmilbe, s. Milben …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Leptus — Taxobox name = Leptus regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Chelicerata classis = Arachnida subclassis = Acari superordo = Acariformes ordo = Prostigmata subordo = Anystina unranked familia = Parasitengona superfamilia = Erythraeoidea …   Wikipedia

  • leptus — n. [Gr. leptos, small] (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Acari, larval form of mites with 6 legs …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • leptus — lep·tus lep təs n, pl leptuses also lep·ti .tī often cap any of several 6 legged larval mites often used as if the name of a genus * * * Lep·tus (lepґtəs) [L.] a genus of chiggers, the larval form of mites of the genus Trombicula …   Medical dictionary

  • leptus — lep·tus …   English syllables

  • leptus — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leptus intermedius — Taxobox name = Leptus intermedius regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Chelicerata classis = Arachnida subclassis = Acari superordo = Acariformes ordo = Prostigmata subordo = Anystina unranked familia = Parasitengona superfamilia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Leptus autumnalis — Harvest Har vest (h[aum]r v[e^]st), n. [OE. harvest, hervest, AS. h[ae]rfest autumn; akin to LG. harfst, D. herfst, OHG. herbist, G. herbst, and prob. to L. carpere to pluck, Gr. karpo s fruit. Cf. {Carpet}.] 1. The gathering of a crop of any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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