Ophiotaenia 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-FF63-6A77FD3BF808

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Felipe

scientific name

Ophiotaenia sp.
status

 

Ophiotaenia sp.  

Site of infection: intestine.

Recruitment: ingestion.

Distribution: Cuba: Provincia Habana, Provincia Pinar del Río ( Martínez et al. 1982).

No specimens in collections.

Remarks: Specimens collected in Cuba were immature; this condition precluded its specific determination. To date, the only species of Ophiotaenia   recorded in Cuba as parasite of amphibians is Ophiotaenia bufonis Pérez-Vigueras, 1942   , in the “bufo” Peltophryne peltocephala   ( Pérez-Vigueras 1942; Freze & Rysavy 1976; de Chambrier et al. 2006).