Haematoloechus variegatus ( 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 : 13

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Haematoloechus variegatus ( Rudolphi, 1819 )


Haematoloechus variegatus ( Rudolphi, 1819)

Site of infection: lungs.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: Canada: Ontario ( Stafford 1900). USA: New York Aquarium (USNPC).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 35195.

Remarks: Material deposited in USNPC as Distomum variegatum Rudolphi; later this species was transferred to the genus Haematoloechus (Looss) . This is a typical European species ( Yamaguti 1971). Identification of this material needs to be revised.