Specimen Information

Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
(Asian tapeworm)
Platyhelminthes
Exotic

Specimen ID1613671
GroupPlatyhelminthes
GenusSchyzocotyle
Speciesacheilognathi
Common NameAsian tapeworm
StateNY
CountyOtsego
LocalityTributaries of Otsego Lake, NY.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050101
Map
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Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | unknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33483
Author:Karikehalli, S.
Date:2019
Title:Local researchers detect invasive fish parasite
Publisher:The Daily Star
Reference 2
Ref. Number:33486
Author:Reyda, F.B., C.P. Pommelle, and M.L. Doolin
Date:2019
Title:Asian Fish Tapeworm (Schyzocotyle acheilognathi) found in New York State for the first time after a long-term fish-parasite survey
Journal:Comparative Parasitology
Volume:86
Issue:2
Pages:108-113
CommentsFound in fishes collected between 2008 and 2018, exact year range for the parasite is not given.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2019].

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