Brachycoelium salamandrae (Fröelich, 1789) (Froelich, 1789)

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 4-5

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Brachycoelium salamandrae (Fröelich, 1789)


Brachycoelium salamandrae (Fröelich, 1789)

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: Georgia ( Parker 1941).

No specimens in collections. Remarks: Recorded as Brachycoelium louisianae Byrd, 1937, species synonymyzed with B. salamandrae by Rankin (1938) but Yamaguti (1971) included it among valid species of the genus. Reciently Yildirimhan et al. (2005) returned B. louisianae to synonymy with B. salamandrae.