World Database of Nematodes

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Echinocephalus uncinatus Molin, 1858

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Cheiracanthus uncinatus (Molin, 1858) Linstow, 1904 · unaccepted (Generic name not recognised.)
Echinocephalus muraenesocis Bilqees, Khanum & Jehan, 1971 · unaccepted (Synonym; also listed as a species...)  
Synonym; also listed as a species inquirenda.
Echinocephalus oligocanthus Arya, 1977 · unaccepted (Synonym; also listed as a species...)  
Synonym; also listed as a species inquirenda.
Not documented
Nemys eds. (2024). Nemys: World Database of Nematodes. Echinocephalus uncinatus Molin, 1858. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-07-02
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z

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original description  (of Echinocephalus muraenesocis Bilqees, Khanum & Jehan, 1971) Bilqees, F. M.; Khanum, Z.; Jehan, Q. (1971). Marine fish nematodes of West Pakistan. I. Description of seven new species from the Karachi coast. <em>Journal of Science (Pakistan).</em> 1, 175-84. [details]   

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 Moravec, F.; Justine, J.-L. (2021). Echinocephalus inserratus sp. n. (Nematoda: Gnathostomatidae) from the stingray Pastinachus ater (Dasyatidae) and new records of congeneric and some other nematode larvae from teleost fishes off New Caledonia. <em>Folia Parasitologica.</em> 68., available online at [details]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 



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