Gorgodera 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 : 8

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https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

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Gorgodera sp.


Gorgodera sp.

Site of infection: intestine, urinary bladder.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: Canada: Ontario (CMNPA); Quebec (Fantham & Portes 1948). USA: Kansas (HWML); Louisiana (HWML); Michigan ( Hunt 1952); New York (USNPC); West Virginia (NBM).

Specimens in collections: CMNPA: 1900-1617c. HWML 22682, 24896. NBM: 1376. USNPC: 36360.

Remarks: This genus is apparently distributed in the Nearctic, Palearctic and Oriental Realms ( Yamaguti 1971). Some species have been found in sympatry with species of Gorgoderina in L. catesbeianus ( Odlaug 1937; Andrews et al. 1992). Material from Michigan was obtained experimentally, and recorded as Gorgodera vivata Hunt, 1952, which is nomen nudum ( Yamaguti 1971).