Ophiotaenia gracilis Jones, Cheng & Gillespie, 1958

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 22

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5310289

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scientific name

Ophiotaenia gracilis Jones, Cheng & Gillespie, 1958
status

 

Ophiotaenia gracilis Jones, Cheng & Gillespie, 1958  

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: USA: Colorado ( Buhler 1968, 1970; HWML); Virginia ( Jones et al. 1958).

Specimens in collections: HWML: 33913, 37201.

Remarks: Ophiotaenia gracilis   and Ophiotaenia magna   share Lithobates catesbeianus   as type host. Position of genital pore in mature proglottids (pre-equatorial in O. magna   and equatorial in O. gracilis   ) differentiate them ( Hannum 1925; Jones et al. 1958).