ASCARIDOIDEA,

Arai, Hisao P. & Smith, John W., 2016, Guide to the Parasites of Fishes of Canada Part V: Nematoda, Zootaxa 4185 (1), pp. 1-274: 119

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038FB248-FFC7-FFC0-89B9-C52F23E49A77

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

ASCARIDOIDEA
status

 

Superfamily ASCARIDOIDEA  Railliet & Henry, 1915

“Morphospecies”, “cryptic species” and “sibling species” occur amongst marine ascaridoids that represent the Family Anisakidae  (see also Pérez-Ponce de León & Nadler 2010). The larvae of some anisakids (species of Anisakis  and Pseudoterranova  in particular) have considerable public health and economic significance ( J. W. Smith & Wootten 1978; Bowen 1990; Desportes & McClelland 2001).