Haematoloechus 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 : 10

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https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

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Haematoloechus sp.


Haematoloechus sp.

Site of infection: lungs.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: California (HWML); Louisiana (USNPC); Nebraska (HWML); North Carolina ( Brandt 1936); Texas ( Knight et al. 1965; Morrison 1966); West Virginia (NBM).

Specimens in collections: HWML: 19716, 19840, 31435, 45945. NBM: 1372. USNPC: 59141, 59175, 59180.

Remarks: To date, 8 species of Haematoloechus have been recorded as parasites of L. catesbeianus, all of them recorded within its native distribution range.