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Opisthioglyphe ranae

Opisthioglyphe ranae (Frölich, 1791) Looss, 1899 is a common endoparasite of several amphibian and reptile species.

Reported host speciesBufo bufo, Bufo calamita, Bufo viridis, Bombina Bombina, Bombina variegata, Hyla arborea, Pelophylax ridibundus,  Pelophylax esculentus, Pelophylax lessonae, Rana arvalis, Rana dalmatina, Rana macronemis, Rana temporaria, Rana amurensis, Salamandra maculosa, Lissotriton vulgaris, Triturus cristatus, Natrix natrix, Vipera berus,

Geography: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, former Czechoslovakia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Tadzhikistan, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan

Site of infection: Small and large intestines


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