Megalodiscus temperatus ( Stafford, 1905 )

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

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5310261

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-387B-AE03-FF63-6F22FA9EFA45

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Felipe

scientific name

Megalodiscus temperatus ( Stafford, 1905 )
status

 

Megalodiscus temperatus ( Stafford, 1905)

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: Canada: New Brunswick ( McAlpine 1997a, 1997b; McAlpine & Burt 1998a); Ontario ( Stafford 1905). USA: Arkansas ( Rosen & Manis 1976; USNPC); California ( Ingles 1936; Goldberg & Bursey 2002a); Georgia ( Parker 1941); Illinois ( Andrews et al. 1992); Iowa ( Ulmer 1970); Louisiana (USNPC); Michigan ( Krull & Price 1932; Muzzall 1991; Najarian 1955); North Carolina ( Brandt 1936; Brooks et al. 2006a; HWML); Nebraska ( Brooks 1977; Brooks et al. 2006a); South Carolina (USNPC); Tennessee ( Parker 1941); Texas ( Harwood 1932; Slagle 1966; Hollis 1972; Mayberry et al. 2000; Yoder & Gomez 2007; HWML; USNPC); Virginia ( Campbell 1968).

Specimens in collections: HWML: 4809, 4903, 20081, 20082, 20084, 33178, 48348. NBM: 1374, 1413. USNPC: 31683, 31684, 31697, 31698, 51953.02, 84284, 84285, 84809, 84820, 91245.

Remarks: Specimens of HWML (33178) were deposited as Diplodiscus temperatus, species currently included in Megalodiscus . Material from USNPC (4903) pertaining to Leidy Collection and identified as Diplodiscus subclavatus (Pallas) Diesing, was considered by Yamaguti (1971) synonym of M. temperatus.