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

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Bothriocephalus sp.


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).