Ophiotaenia saphena Osler, 1931

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.5310293

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-387E-AE06-FF63-6FFFFB5FFB3E

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ophiotaenia saphena Osler, 1931
status

 

Ophiotaenia saphena Osler, 1931

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: Canada: New Brunswick ( McAlpine 1997a 1997b, 1998; McAlpine & Burt 1998a; NBM). USA: Nebraska ( Brooks et al. 2006a); North Carolina ( Brandt 1936).

Specimens in collections: NBM: 1402, 1404, 1406.

Remarks: This species is a common parasite of Lithobates clamitans ( Muzzall 2005).