Megalodiscus microphagus Ingles, 1936

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 17

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Megalodiscus microphagus Ingles, 1936


Megalodiscus microphagus Ingles, 1936

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: Arkansas ( Rosen & Manis 1976).

No specimens in collections.

Remarks: This species was described as parasite of Anaxyrus boreas (Baird & Girard); besides of L. catesbeianus, it has been recorded from Dicamptodon ensatus (Eschscholtz), Pseudacris regilla (Baird & Girard), Rana aurora Baird and Girard, Taricha granulosa (Skilton), and Rana cascadae Slater ( Zamparo & Brooks 2005).