EWWW! Chigoe flea or Chigger The chigoe flea or jigger is a parasitic arthropod found in most tropical and sub-tropical climates, not to be confused with the larval form of Trombiculidae found in more temperate climates.
Chigger bites. Use insect repellent. Wear socks, shoes, long pants (tucked in) and long sleeve shirts. Shower and wash your clothes as soon as you come in from grassy areas. Chiggers don't bit below 60 degrees and above 90 degrees.