Spinitectus sp.

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 36

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https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

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Spinitectus sp.


Spinitectus sp.

Site of infection: stomach.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: Oklahoma ( Trowbridge & Hefley 1934); Tennessee (Christian 1970); South Carolina (USNPC).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 84800.

Remarks: According to Moravec (1998), species of this genus mainly parasitize marine and freshwater fishes; only four species have been recorded in amphibian hosts ( Baker 1987).