Proterometra albacauda Anderson & Anderson, 1967

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 19

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5310273

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-3879-AE01-FF63-6D2FFE18FDA8

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Proterometra albacauda Anderson & Anderson, 1967
status

 

Proterometra albacauda Anderson & Anderson, 1967

Site of infection: esophagus, stomach.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: not specified (experimental infection by Krissinger and Mehra 1968).

No specimens in collections.

Remarks: The life cycle of this species was studied by Anderson and Anderson (1967) and Krissinger and Mehra (1968); later authors used L. catesbeianus as second intermediate host. This genus is a characteristic parasite of birds.