Specimen Information

Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
(Asian tapeworm)
Platyhelminthes
Exotic

Specimen ID259969
GroupPlatyhelminthes
GenusSchyzocotyle
Speciesacheilognathi
Common NameAsian tapeworm
StateAZ
CountyCoconino
LocalityLower Little Colorado River, from confluence with Colorado River to approximately 15km upstream
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Little Colorado
HUC8 Number15020016
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18353
Author:Clarkson, R.W., A.T. Robinson, and T.L. Hoffnagle
Date:1997
Title:Asian tapeworm (Bothriocephalus acheilognathi) in native fishes from the Little Colorado River, Grand Canyon, Arizona.
Journal:Great Basin Naturalist
Volume:57
Issue:1
Pages:66-69
CommentsSamples were collected between 1991 and 1994.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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