Bothriocephalus

Bothriocephalus

(both'rē-ō-sef'ă-lŭs),
A genus of pseudophyllid tapeworms with both plerocercoid and adult stages in fishes; rarely, if ever, seen as human infection.
[G. bothrion, dim. of bothros, pit or trench, + kephalē, head]

Bothriocephalus

/Both·rio·ceph·a·lus/ (both″re-o-sef´ah-lus) Diphyllobothrium.

Bothriocephalus

a genus of tapeworms in the order Pseudophyllidea. Occur, but appear to have little pathogenicity, in many wild fish. Includes B. acheilognathi (carp, goldfish).
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Temperature and other factors that regulate the composition and intrapopulation densities of Bothriocephalus acheilognathi (Cestoda) in Gambusia affinis (Pisces).
one species of Digenea (72 Allocreadium isoporum), two species of Cestoda (5 Bothriocephalus acheilognathi, 3 Caryophylleous laticeps), two species of Nematoda (46 Rhabdochona denudata, 7 Contracaecum sp.
In September 2007 and May 2014, the Asian fish tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi Yamaguti,1934 (Cestoda: Bothriocephalidea), was found in populations of the non-native convict cichlid (Archocentrus nigrofasciatus) and mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) collected from the discharge channel of a water treatment plant in Los Angeles County.
was found in the aqueous humor and lens of the eye in both fish species, while Crepidostomum cooperi was observed in the digestive tract and Bothriocephalus sp.
The exotic and highly pathogenic tapeworm Bothriocephalus acheilognathi has been collected from the intestine of G.
Similar results were described in Cyprinus carpio, infected with Bothriocephalus acheilognathi [30], whereas no difference in hematocrit was seen in rainbow trout infested with Lepeophtheirus.
1978 procyonis Biacetabulum Erimyzon sucetta Intestine Bangham & Venard, meridianum 1942 Parasite Host Species Location In/On Host Bothriocephalus Micopterus salmoides Intestine claviceps Capingens Carpiodes carpio Intestine singularis Corallobothrium Ictalurus anguilla Intestine fimbriatum C.
There are numerous examples of dissemination of helminths of freshwater fish to new zoogeographical regions such as the cestode Bothriocephalus acheilognathi, monogeneans of the genera Pseudodactylogyrus and Cichlidogyrus and the nematode Anguillicola crassus (Hoffman, 1980; Buchmann et at.
Update on the distribution of invasive Asian tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi, in the U.