Cosmocercoides 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 : 27-28

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Cosmocercoides sp.


Cosmocercoides sp.

Site of infection: intestine. Recruitment: penetration.

Distribution: USA: Kansas (USNPC); Michigan ( Muzzall 1991).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 91217.

Remarks: The genus Cosmocercoides Wilkie comprises 17 species parasites of amphibians and reptiles from different bio-geographic Realms ( Vanderburgh & Anderson 1987a, 1987b); only 2 of them have been recorded in L. catesbeianus (see below).