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Acanthocephalus ranae

Acanthocephalus ranae (Schrank, 1788) Lühe, 1911 is a common endoparasite of several amphibian species.

Reported host speciesBombina bombina, Bombina bombina, Bufo bufo, Bufo calamita, Bufotes viridis, Hyla arborea, Pelophylax ridibundus, Pelophylax esculentus, Rana camerani, Rana arvalis, Rana dalmatina, Rana macrocnemis, Rana temporaria

Geography: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Sweden, Tadzhikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Site of infection: Small and large intestines


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