Eustrongylides 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 : 29

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Eustrongylides sp.


Eustrongylides sp. *

Site of infection: body cavity attached to mesenteries, under skin.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: Cuba ( Coy-Otero & Martínez 1987). USA: California ( Goldberg & Bursey 2002a).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 44423, 72571, 91252.

Remarks: Adult forms of Eustrongylides inhabit the pro-ventriculus of aquatic birds, whereas the infective larval stage is found in the tissues of fishes, amphibians and reptiles ( Panesar & Beaver 1979).