Levinseniella ophidea Nicol, Demaree & Wootton, 1985

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 15

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https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5310251

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scientific name

Levinseniella ophidea Nicol, Demaree & Wootton, 1985
status

 

Levinseniella ophidea Nicol, Demaree & Wootton, 1985

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: California ( Nicol et al. 1985; Goldberg & Bursey 2002a).

No specimens in collections.

Remarks: Nicol et al. (1985) distinguished L. ophidea from other members of the genus because it uses L. catesbeianus as the definitive host. This same authors recorded leeches as a second intermediate host for this species.