Teloporia aspidonectes ( MacCallum, 1917 )

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

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5310283

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-3878-AE00-FF63-6EA0FD21FC2F

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Felipe

scientific name

Teloporia aspidonectes ( MacCallum, 1917 )
status

 

Teloporia aspidonectes ( MacCallum, 1917)

Site of infection: lungs.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: Michigan (Esch & Kocan 1966).

Specimens in collections: USNPC: 61205.

Remarks: This species was described as Paramphistomum aspidonectes by MacCallum (1921), transferred to Opisthoporus by Fukui (1929) and finally included in Teloporia by Fukui (1933). Species of the genus Telporia are common parasites of turtles.