Specimen Information

Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
(Asian tapeworm)
Platyhelminthes
Exotic

Specimen ID260171
GroupPlatyhelminthes
GenusSchyzocotyle
Speciesacheilognathi
Common NameAsian tapeworm
StateTX
CountyBrewster
LocalityRio Grande at Santa Elena Canyon, near confluence with Terlingua Creek in Big Bend National Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Bend
HUC8 Number13040205
HUC10 NameAlamo Creek-Rio Grande
HUC10 Number1304020501
HUC12 NameRancho Estelle-Rio Grande
HUC12 Number130402050105
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18364
Author:Bean, M.G., A. Skerikova, T.H. Bonner, T. Scholz, and D.G. Huffman
Date:2007
Title:First Record of Bothriocephalus acheilognathi in the Rio Grande with comparative analysis of ITS2 and V4-18S rRNA gene sequences.
Journal:Journal of Aquatic Animal Health
Volume:19
Pages:71-76
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18365
Author:Bean, M.G.
Date:2008
Title:Occurrence and Impact of the Asian fish tapeworm Bothriocephalus acheilgnathi in the Rion Grande (Rio Bravo del Norte).
Publisher:Texas State University, Theses and Dissertations -- Department of Biology.
Pages:54 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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