Dioctophyma renale ( Goeze, 1782 )

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 28

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5310331

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-3870-AE08-FF63-69ECFC99F8F0

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Dioctophyma renale ( Goeze, 1782 )
status

 

Dioctophyma renale ( Goeze, 1782) *

Site of infection: body cavity.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: Canada: Ontario ( Mace & Anderson 1975).

No specimens in collections.

Remarks: This parasite has been found encapsulated in fishes; larvae can be transmitted along food chain of paratenic hosts ( Karmanova 1961). Possibly American bullfrogs became infected with D. renale by eating parasitized frogs of different species ( Mace & Anderson 1975).