Spiroxys contorta ( Rudolphi, 1819 )

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 37

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5310426

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-384F-AE37-FF63-6FA6FEF2FB16

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Felipe

scientific name

Spiroxys contorta ( Rudolphi, 1819 )
status

 

Spiroxys contorta ( Rudolphi, 1819)

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: Canada: New Brunswick (McAlpine 1997; NBM).

Specimens in collections: NBM: 1833.

Remarks: This species is a common parasite of turtles ( Yamaguti 1961). Record in L. catesbeiana is accidental.