Megalodiscus intermedius ( Hunter, 1930 )

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 16-17

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https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

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scientific name

Megalodiscus intermedius ( Hunter, 1930 )
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Megalodiscus intermedius ( Hunter, 1930)

Site of infection: rectum. Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: Louisiana ( Hunter 1930; Brooks et al. 2006a); North Carolina ( Brandt 1936).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 8116 (type), 45881 (paratypes), and 8117 .

Remarks: Originally described as Diplodiscus intermedius and transferred to Megalodiscus by Harwood (1932). Zamparo and Brooks (2005) considered that this species could be synonym of M. temperatus.

USNPC

United States National Parasite Collection