Alaria sp.

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 3

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Alaria sp.


Alaria sp. *

Site of infection: muscle, body cavity.

Recruitment: penetration.

Distribution: Canada: Ontario ( Walters et al. 1975, experimental). USA: Arizona ( Goldberg et al. 1998).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 87070.

Remarks: Goldberg et al. (1998) did not consider this genus as typical of anurans, because it does not reach maturity in frogs. Frogs act as second intermediate host; definitive hosts are mammals.