Gorgoderina attenuata (Stafford, 1902)

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 9-10

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5310185

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-3863-AE1A-FF63-695AFB32FECB

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scientific name

Gorgoderina attenuata (Stafford, 1902)
status

 

Gorgoderina attenuata (Stafford, 1902)

Site of infection: kidney, urinary bladder.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Prevalence, mean intensity: 7.4%, 1.

Specimens deposited: CNHE: 6943.

Distribution: Canada: New Brunswick (McAlpine 1997; McAlpine & Burt 1998a; NBM); Ontario ( Stafford 1903; Cort 1912; Pande 1937; USNPC); Quebec ( Fantham & Porter 1948). USA: Arizona ( Goldberg et al. 1998); Arkansas ( Rosen & Manis 1976); Illinois ( Andrews et al. 1992; USNPC); Indiana ( Lank 1971); Kansas ( Jinks & Johnston 1971); Massachusetts ( Odlaug 1937; Rankin 1945; Goodchild 1950); Michigan ( Muzzall 1991); Mississippi ( Brooks 1979; HWML); Nebraska ( Brooks 1976; Brooks et al. 2006a; HWML); North Carolina ( Brandt 1936); South Carolina (USNPC); Texas ( Hollis 1972; Mayberry et al. 2000); Virginia ( Britt 1947); Washington (USNPC).

Specimens in collections: HWML: 20121, 20122, 20124, 20126, 20955, 48985, 48989, 48992-94, 48996. NBM: 791, 1448, 1484. USNPC: 44421, 50314, 82014, 84803.

Remarks: Distribution of this species extends from Canada to Guatemala, parasitizing a large variety of amphibian species, but it has not been recorded in L. catesbeianus from Mexico and Guatemala ( Muzzall et al. 2001; Bolek & Coggins 2003; Mata-López et al. 2005; Pérez-Ponce de León et al. 2007).