RT Journal DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 118495483 LA English T1 New host records for Myxidium serotinum (Protozoa: Myxosporea) from North American amphibians. A1 McAllister CT, Trauth SE, YR 1995 SN 0022-3395 JF The Journal of parasitology VO 81 IS 3 SP 485 OP 8 AB Three hundred twenty-five amphibians (80 salamanders, 245 frogs and toads) from Arkansas and Texas, representing 28 species within 9 families (Ambystomatidae, Plethodontidae, Salamandridae, Sirenidae, Bufonidae, Hylidae, Leptodacytlidae, Microhylidae, Ranidae) were examined for gall bladder myxosporeans. Of these, 32 (10%) were found to harbor Myxidium serotinum Kudo and Sprague, 1940, including 3 (4%) of the salamanders and 29 (12%) of the frogs and toads. This report documents 6 new host records for M. serotinum in Ambystoma opacum, Bufo americanus charlesmithi, Bufo speciosus, Acris crepitans blanchardi, Gastrophryne olivacea, and Pseudacris streckeri illinoensis. In addition, the Great Plains narrowmouth toad G. olivacea represents the first microhylid host of Myxidium spp. worldwide.