Specimen Information

Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
(Asian tapeworm)
Platyhelminthes
Exotic

Specimen ID259858
GroupPlatyhelminthes
GenusSchyzocotyle
Speciesacheilognathi
Common NameAsian tapeworm
StateMI
CountyGogebic
LocalityPeter Lake, University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center, Gogebic Co., MI, near WI border
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOntonagon
HUC8 Number04020102
HUC10 NameSouth Branch Ontonagon River
HUC10 Number0402010201
HUC12 NameGrosbeck Creek-Cisco Branch Ontonagon River
HUC12 Number040201020103
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month7
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker with stocked fish | released bait
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18345
Author:Choudhury, A., E. Charipar, P. Nelson, J.R. Hodgson, S. Bonar, and R.A. Cole
Date:2006
Title:Update on the distribution of the invasive Asian fish tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi, in the U. S. and Canada.
Journal:Comparative Parasitology
Volume:73
Issue:2
Pages:269-273
CommentsTwo mature specimens were collected from a fathead minnow
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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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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