Philometra

Arai, Hisao P. & Smith, John W., 2016, Guide to the Parasites of Fishes of Canada Part V: Nematoda, Zootaxa 4185 (1), pp. 1-274: 46

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4185.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0D054EDD-9CDC-4D16-A8B2-F1EBBDAD6E09

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5626658

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038FB248-FF9C-FF9B-89B9-C7C925D19CDB

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Philometra
status

 

Key to species of Philometra  

1 Female mouth opening oval; 14 cephalic papillae arranged in two circles; subgravid worms <60 mm long; oesophagus rela- tively long (> 3 mm)............................................................................. P. rubra  

- Female mouth opening round; four cephalic papillae; gravid worms> 90 mm long; oesophagus relatively short (<3 mm).. 2

2 Female tail rounded, bearing two small lateral papillae............................................. P. cylindracea  

- Female tail tapers, bearing small dorsally directed papilla............................................. P. kobuleji