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Nemys taxon details

Anisakidae Railliet & Henry, 1912

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Genus Amphibiogoezia Ratnamala Rao, 1980
Subfamily Anisakinae Railliet & Henry, 1912
Subfamily Contracaecinae Mozgovoi & Shakhmatova, 1971
Genus Duplicaecum Majumdar & Chakravarty, 1963
Genus Viverranisakis Soota & Chaturvedi, 1971

Genus Cerascaris Cobb, 1929 accepted as Contracaecum Railliet & Henry, 1912 (Synonym)
Genus Conocephalus Diesing, 1860 accepted as Anisakis Dujardin, 1845 (Synonym)
Genus Filocapsularia Deslongchamps, 1824; accepted as Anisakis Dujardin, 1845 (Synonym)
Genus Kathleena Leiper & Atkinson, 1914 accepted as Contracaecum Railliet & Henry, 1912 (Synonym)
Genus Metangusticaecum Skrjabin, Schikhobalova & Mozgovoi, 1951 accepted as Terranova Leiper & Atkinson, 1914 (Synonym)
Genus Peritrachelius Diesing, 1851 accepted as Anisakis Dujardin, 1845 (Synonym)
Genus Phocanema Myers, 1959 accepted as Pseudoterranova Mozgovoi, 1951 (Synonym)
Genus Stomachus Goeze, 1800 accepted as Anisakis Dujardin, 1845 (Synonym)

Genus Mariporrocaecum Sheenko, 1985 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Nemys eds. (2023). Nemys: World Database of Nematodes. Anisakidae Railliet & Henry, 1912. Accessed at: on 2023-06-06
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taxonomy source De Ley, P.; Blaxter, M. L. (2004). A new system for Nematoda: combining morphological characters with molecular trees, and translating clades into ranks and taxa. <em>Nematology Monographs & Perspectives - Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Nematology 8 - 13 June 2002, Tenerife, Spain.</em> 2: 633-653. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Anderson, R. C.; Chabaud, A. G.; Willmott, S. (1974). CIH Keys to the nematode parasites of vertebrates. i-x. [details]   

status source Pereira, F. B.; Luque, J. L. (2017). An integrated phylogenetic analysis on ascaridoid nematodes (Anisakidae, Raphidascarididae), including further description and intraspecific variations of Raphidascaris ( Sprentascaris ) lanfrediae in freshwater fishes from Brazil. <em>Parasitology International.</em> 66(1): 898-904., available online at
note: Subfamilies supported [details]   
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