World Database of Nematodes

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WoRMS taxon details

Dirofilaria immitis (Leidy, 1856) Railliet & Henry, 1911

1425437  (

marine, terrestrial
Not documented
Nemys eds. (2024). Nemys: World Database of Nematodes. Dirofilaria immitis (Leidy, 1856) Railliet & Henry, 1911. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-06-17
2020-03-21 16:07:11Z
2022-12-03 09:46:31Z

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basis of record Farriols, M.; Arellano-Carbajal, F.; Elorriaga-Verplancken, F. R.; Adame-Fernández, K.; Garrido, E.; Álvarez-Martínez, R. C.; Bárcenas, R. T.; Flores-Morán, A. E.; Acevedo-Whitehouse, K. (2020). Filarial infections in California sea lions vary spatially within the Gulf of California, Mexico. <em>Parasitology Research.</em> , available online at [details]   

additional source Geng, J. J.; Yan, J. R.; Yao, Y. N.; Zhao, Q. Z.; Wang, J. M. & Xu, Y. M. (2022). A checklist of nematodes (Nematoda) from Shanxi Province, North China. <em>Russian Journal of Nematology, 2022, 30 (1), 43 – 68.</em> , available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 



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