Spinitectus gracilis Ward & Magath, 1917

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

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5310424

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-3848-AE30-FF63-69ECFCF4F898

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scientific name

Spinitectus gracilis Ward & Magath, 1917
status

 

Spinitectus gracilis Ward & Magath, 1917

Site of infection: intestine, stomach.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Prevalence, mean intensity, and intensity range: 25.9%, 6.43, 2-12.

Specimens deposited: CNHE: 6948.

Distribution: USA: Michigan ( Muzzall 1991); Oklahoma ( Kuntz & Self 1944; USNPC).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 44274.

Remarks: This species rarely parasitizes amphibian hosts, and is unlikely that its life cycle ends successfully in this group of vertebrates ( Baker 1987).