Dioctophymidae, Railliet, 1915

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 28-29

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-3870-AE0F-FF63-6B50FCACFEF0

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Felipe

scientific name

Dioctophymidae
status

 

Dioctophymidae gen. sp.*

Site of infection: muscles. Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: Nevada (USNPC).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 66950.

Remarks: Species of this family are associated with the kidneys and alimentary tract of carnivore mammals and birds, respectively ( Anderson & Bain 1982).