World Database of Nematodes

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Cosmocephalus obvelatus (Creplin, 1825) Seurat, 1919

122912  (

Cosmocephalus argentinensis Boero & Led, 1970 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Cosmocephalus diesingii Molin, 1858 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Cosmocephalus firlottei Rao, 1951 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Cosmocephalus tanakai Rodrigues & Vicente, 1963. · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Spiroptera adunca Stossich, 1892 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Spiroptera obvelata Creplin, 1825 · unaccepted > superseded combination
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Nemys eds. (2024). Nemys: World Database of Nematodes. Cosmocephalus obvelatus (Creplin, 1825) Seurat, 1919. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-05-28
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basis of record Gibson, D. I. (2001). Nematoda - parasitic. <em>In: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: pp. 174-176. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brandão, M.; Moreira, J.; Luque, J. (2014). Checklist of Platyhelminthes, Acanthocephala, Nematoda and Arthropoda parasitizing penguins of the world. <em>Check List.</em> 10(3): 562-573., available online at [details]   

additional source Santos, C. P., Lopes, K. C., Gibson, D. I. (2016). Nematoda. <em>In: Eiras, J. C., Velloso, A. L., Pereira, J. Parasitos de peixes marhinos de América ddo Sul. Editora de FURG, Rio Grande.</em> pp. 209-258. [details]   

additional source Kornyychuk, Y.; Polyakova, T.; Pronkina, N. (2022). New data on pipefishes' and seahorse's endohelminths off Crimean coasts of the Black Sea. <em>Helminthologia.</em> 59(1): 74-82., available online at [details]   

additional source Gilardoni, C.; Lorenti, E.; Diaz, J. I.; Leonardi, S.; Cremonte, F. (2023). Parasitological survey of coastal birds from the Magellanic coast, Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. <em>Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências.</em> 95(2)., available online at [details]   

redescription Moravec, F. (2013). Parasitic nematodes of freshwater fishes of Europe. <em>Academia, Prague.</em> 601 pp.
note: Larva [details]   

redescription Anderson, R. C.; Wong, P. L. (1981). Redescription of Cosmocephalus obvelatus (Creplin, 1825) (Nematoda: Acuarioidea) from Larus delawarensis Ord (Laridae). <em>Canadian Journal of Zoology.</em> 59(10): 1897-1902., available online at [details]   

redescription Mutafchiev, Y.; Halajian, A.; Georgiev, B. B. (2010). Two new nematode species of the genus Cosmocephalus Molin, 1858 (Spirurida: Acuariidae), with an amended generic diagnosis and an identification key to Cosmocephalus spp. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2349(1): 1., available online at [details]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 



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