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  • Redbugs or Chiggers are about 0.15 to 0.6 millimeters in length and red in color
  • Live in soil of grasslands and forests, crevices of decaying wood, lawns, marsh areas, etc
  • Attach to humans where clothes are tight fitting, such as ankles, waist, and armpits
  • Human Itch Mites are 0.2 to 0.45 inches long, oval shaped, and not hard-bodied
  • Burrow into the skin around wrists, hands (between knuckles, fingers, and palms), elbows, back of the knees, etc
  • Usually spread from person to person