Specimen Information

Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
(Asian tapeworm)
Platyhelminthes
Exotic

Specimen ID260191
GroupPlatyhelminthes
GenusSchyzocotyle
Speciesacheilognathi
Common NameAsian tapeworm
StateAZ
CountyCoconino
LocalityLower Colorado River between river-kilometers 99.0 and 105.44
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Colorado-Marble Canyon
HUC8 Number15010001
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18367
Author:Brouder, M.J., and T.L. Hoffnagle
Date:1997
Title:Distribution and prevalence of the Asian fish tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi, in the Colorado River and tributaries, Grand Canyon Arizona, including two new host records.
Journal:Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington
Volume:64
Issue:2
Pages:219-226
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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