Cosmocercoides dukae ( Holl, 1928 )

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.5310327

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-3870-AE08-FF63-6DA9FB6CFCAA

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scientific name

Cosmocercoides dukae ( Holl, 1928 )
status

 

Cosmocercoides dukae ( Holl, 1928)

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: Canada: New Brunswick (McAlpine 1997). USA: California ( Lehmann 1965); Illinois (USNPC); Massachusetts ( Rankin 1945); Mississipi basin ( Walton 1929); North Carolina ( Brandt 1936); Oregon ( Lehmann 1965); Texas ( Harwood 1932; Slagle 1966; Hollis 1972; Mayberry et al. 2000); Virginia ( Campbell 1968); Washington ( Lehmann 1965).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 82018.

Remarks: This species is a common parasite of mollusks; accidentally infects frogs and salamanders ( Vanderburgh & Anderson 1987a, 1987c). In accordance with these authors, many records of this species in amphibian hosts may have been confused with its closely related species C. variabilis.