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The distribution of Paragordius varius is throughout both North and South America. This horsehair worm has been reported from the northern-most portions of Canada throughout the United States most commonly along the Eastern coastline and near the Great Lakes Region. Twenty-six states (including Hawaii) have had confirmed sitings of P. varius. This species has also been observed in Cuba, in Central America ranging from Costa Rica through Guatemala, as well as in the South American countries of Brazil, Argentina, and Columbia.
Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native ); neotropical (Native )