Gyrodactylus catesbeianae Wootton, Ryan, Demaree, & Critchfield, 1993

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 20-21

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-3878-AE07-FF63-6B55FB71FEF0

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Gyrodactylus catesbeianae Wootton, Ryan, Demaree, & Critchfield, 1993
status

 

Gyrodactylus catesbeianae Wootton, Ryan, Demaree, & Critchfield, 1993

Site of infection: skin of tadpoles. Recruitment: contact.

Distribution: USA: California ( Wootton et al. 1993).

Specimens in collections: HWML: 39479. USNPC: 75997 (holotype), 75998 (paratype) .

Remarks: In accordance with Wooten et al. (1993), large infestations with this gyrodactylid species resulted in abnormal growth, deformation of the tail and eventual death of the tadpoles.

HWML

Howard W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology

USNPC

United States National Parasite Collection