Strigea elegans Chandler & Rausch, 1947

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 20

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Strigea elegans Chandler & Rausch, 1947


Strigea elegans Chandler & Rausch, 1947 *

Site of infection: muscles of tadpoles.

Recruitment: penetration.

Distribution: USA ( Miller et al., 1965a, 1965b, 1965c).

No specimens in collections.

Remarks: This species is parasite of strigiformes. Lithobates catesbeianus and other anurans were infected with the mesocercariae of this species under experimental conditions ( Miller et al. 1965a, 1965b, 1965c), but it has never been recorded in amphibians in the wild.