Specimen Information

Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
(Asian tapeworm)
Platyhelminthes
Exotic

Specimen ID259874
GroupPlatyhelminthes
GenusSchyzocotyle
Speciesacheilognathi
Common NameAsian tapeworm
StateCO
CountyMoffat
LocalityYampa River, lower, at river mile 24 in Dinosaur National Monument
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Yampa
HUC8 Number14050002
HUC10 NameHells Canyon-Yampa River
HUC10 Number1405000206
HUC12 NameYampa Canyon
HUC12 Number140500020614
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18350
Author:Ward, D.
Date:2005
Title:Collection of Asian tapeworm (Bothriocephalus acheilognathi) from the Yampa River, Colorado.
Journal:Western North American Naturalist
Volume:65
Issue:3
Pages:403-404
CommentsA single tapeworm was collected from the intestine of a roundtail chub, (Gila robusta).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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