Specimen Information

Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
(Asian tapeworm)
Platyhelminthes
Exotic

Specimen ID259856
GroupPlatyhelminthes
GenusSchyzocotyle
Speciesacheilognathi
Common NameAsian tapeworm
StateMI
CountyWayne
LocalityNortheast shore of Grosse Isle, between Church and Horsemill Rds.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDetroit
HUC8 Number04090004
HUC10 NameDetroit
HUC10 Number0409000400
HUC12 Name040900040000
HUC12 Number040900040000
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month9
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker with stocked fish | released bait
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18344
Author:Marcogliese, D.J.
Date:2008
Title:First report of the asian fish tapeworm in the Great Lakes.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:34
Pages:566-569
CommentsOne mature specimen found in the intestine of a bluntnose minnow
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/18/2021].

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