Falcaustra 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 : 30

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https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

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Falcaustra sp.


Falcaustra sp.

Site of infection: intestine, stomach.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: Oklahoma ( Kuntz & Self 1944).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 44288.

Remarks: There are currently 69 nominal species of Falcaustra that occur in the digestive tract of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles ( Bursey & Goldberg 2001). Specimens were deposited as Spironoura , junior synonym of Falcaustra ( Freitas & Lent 1941) .