Specimen Information

Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
(Asian tapeworm)
Platyhelminthes
Exotic

Specimen ID260187
GroupPlatyhelminthes
GenusSchyzocotyle
Speciesacheilognathi
Common NameAsian tapeworm
StateUT
CountyWashington
LocalityVirgin River just downstream from inflow of Santa Clara River, St. George, Utah
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Virgin
HUC8 Number15010008
HUC10 NameLower Santa Clara River
HUC10 Number1501000808
HUC12 NameCove Wash-Santa Clara River
HUC12 Number150100080809
Map
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Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18366
Author:Heckmann, R.A., J.E. Deacon, and P.D. Greger
Date:1986
Title:Parasites of the woundfin minnow, Plagopterus argentissimus, and other endemic fishes from the Virgin River, Utah.
Journal:Great Basin Naturalist
Volume:46
Issue:4
Pages:662-676
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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