Bothriocephalus sp.

Xue, Xiao-Feng, Song, Zi-Wei & Hong, Xiao-Yue, 2010, Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae), Zootaxa 2544, pp. 1-53 : 21

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15468/um2vzb

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/006D2C05-387F-AE07-FF63-68FEFD13F9DA

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Bothriocephalus sp.
status

 

Bothriocephalus sp.

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: Canada: New Brunswick (McAlpine 1997).

Specimens in collections: NBM: 1399.

Remarks: Species of this genus are typical parasites of marine and freshwater teleosts ( Bray et al. 1994); however, some species, e.g., Bothriocephalus acheilognathi Yamaguti, have been recorded parasitizing amphibians and reptiles ( Paredes-León et al. 2008).