Spirometra mansonoides ( Mueller, 1935 )

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 23

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5310295

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-387D-AE05-FF63-6CA6FE54FE3E

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Spirometra mansonoides ( Mueller, 1935 )
status

 

Spirometra mansonoides ( Mueller, 1935) *

Site of infection: femoral muscle.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: Louisiana ( Corkum 1966).

No specimens in collections.

Remarks: This cestode is parasite of mammals, mainly canids and felids, but it has also been registered as parasite of man ( Tantaleán & Michaud 2005). Amphibians and reptiles act as intermediate hosts of this parasite ( Mueller 1974).