Specimen Information

Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
(Asian tapeworm)
Platyhelminthes
Exotic

Specimen ID1468066
GroupPlatyhelminthes
GenusSchyzocotyle
Speciesacheilognathi
Common NameAsian tapeworm
StateAZ
CountyCoconino
LocalityLittle Colorado River [at RK 10.6-11.5]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Little Colorado
HUC8 Number15020016
HUC10 NameSheep Wash-Little Colorado River
HUC10 Number1502001610
HUC12 NameLittle Colorado River Gorge-Little Colorado River
HUC12 Number150200161009
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker gut passage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15579
Author:Choudhury, A., T.L. Hoffnagle, and R.A. Cole
Date:2004
Title:Parasites of native and nonnative fishes of the Little Colorado River, Grand Canyon, Arizona.
Journal:Journal of Parasitology
Volume:90
Issue:5
Pages:1042-1053
Commentsfound on multiple fish species, both native and non-native
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/14/2019].

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