Ascarophis

Arai, Hisao P. & Smith, John W., 2016, Guide to the Parasites of Fishes of Canada Part V: Nematoda, Zootaxa 4185 (1), pp. 1-274: 84

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.5626768

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038FB248-FFE2-FFE5-89B9-C36225D6980C

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Ascarophis
status

 

Key to species of Ascarophis  

1 Tufts of filaments on both poles of eggs; left spicule 0.59–0.88 long...................................... A. arctica  

- Filaments on only one egg pole........................................................................... 2

2 Left spicule <0.15 long. Females 7.1– 9.4 long................................................... A. sebastodis  

- Left spicule> 0.50 long. Females 8.5–12.7 long................................................... A. morrhuae  

3 Left spicule between 0.25 and 0.40 long................................................................... 4

4 Females 5.9–8.7 long........................................................................ A. extalicola  

- Females 19.3–35.9 long....................................................................... A. filiformis