Bufonerakis Baker , 1980,

González, Cynthya Elizabeth & Inés, Hamann Monika, 2015, Checklist of nematode parasites of amphibians from Argentina, Zootaxa 3980 (4), pp. 451-476: 458

publication ID


publication LSID


persistent identifier


treatment provided by


scientific name

Bufonerakis Baker , 1980


Bufonerakis Baker, 1980 

Bufonerakis andersoni Baker, 1980 

Host and record: Rhinella arenarum (Hensel, 1867)  (= B. arenarum  ) (not specified). Site of infection: Unknown.

Material deposited: Commonwealth Institute of Helminthology Collection 1026 A(H), 1026 B(A), 1026 C(P). References: Baker (1980 b).

Life cycle: Heterakoids have monoxenous life cycles; eggs with infective larvae are ingested by the host. Members of the subfamily Spinicaudinae parasitize amphibians and reptiles ( Anderson 2000).