Thomson ReutersFebruary 1, 2013 12:31
* Austrian EU parliamentarian suspected of misuse of funds
* Vienna prosecutor asking for MEP's immunity to be lifted
* One item for 2,200 euros listed as "elephant"
By Claire Davenport
BRUSSELS, Feb 1 (Reuters) - An Austrian member of the European Parliament is under investigation over suspect expenses claims totalling 1.3 million euros, including one item listed as "elephant".