Cephalogonimus americanus Stafford, 1902

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

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Cephalogonimus americanus Stafford, 1902


Cephalogonimus americanus Stafford, 1902

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: Massachusetts ( Rankin 1945); Arizona ( Goldberg et al. 1998); undetermined (USNPC).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 51431.

Remarks: Adult and juvenile specimens of this species have been recorded as parasites of Ranidae and Ambystomatidae ( Paredes-León et al. 2008) . Tadpoles of Anaxyrus fowleri (Hinckley) were experimentally infected by Lang (1968).