WoRMS taxon details

Gyrodactylus groenlandicus Levinsen, 1881

158622  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158622)

accepted
Species
marine
Levinsen, G.M.R. (1881). Bidrag til kundskap om Gronlands trematodfauna. Oversigt over det kongelige Dansk videnskadernes Selskabs Forhandlinger 23 52-84. [details]   
Type locality contained in Greenlandic part of Baffin Bay  
type locality contained in Greenlandic part of Baffin Bay [details]
Note Originally described from West Coast of...  
Type locality Originally described from West Coast of Greenland. Cone & Wiles (1983) make clear that European forms appear identical to those from Nearctic. [details]
Distribution recorded in the Canadian Atlantic waters  
Distribution recorded in the Canadian Atlantic waters [details]
WoRMS (2018). Gyrodactylus groenlandicus Levinsen, 1881. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158622 on 2018-06-21
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original description Levinsen, G.M.R. (1881). Bidrag til kundskap om Gronlands trematodfauna. Oversigt over det kongelige Dansk videnskadernes Selskabs Forhandlinger 23 52-84. [details]   

basis of record Margolis, L. and Z. Kabata (eds.). 1984. Guide to the parasites of fishes of Canada. Part 1. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74. 209 p.  [details]   

additional source Malmberg, G. (1970). The excretory systems and the marginal hooks as a basis for the systematics of Gyrodactylus (Trematoda, Monogenea). Arkiv for Zoologie 23 1-237.  [details]   

additional source Cone, D.K. & Wiles, M. (1983). Comparative morphology of Gyrodactylus groenlandicus Levinsen, 1881, G. nainum Hanek & Threlfall, 1970, G. pleuronecti Cone, 1981 and G. adspersi from Northwest Atlantic fishes. Canadian Journal of Zoology 61 417-422. [details]   

additional source Harris, P.; Shinn, A.; Cable, J.; Bakke, T. (2004). Nominal species of the genus Gyrodactylus von Nordmann 1832 (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae), with a list of principal host species. Systematic Parasitology. 59(1): 1-27., available online at https://doi.org/10.1023/b:sypa.0000038447.52015.e4 [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Type locality Originally described from West Coast of Greenland. Cone & Wiles (1983) make clear that European forms appear identical to those from Nearctic. [details]

From other sources
Diet parasitic on host [details]

Distribution recorded in the Canadian Atlantic waters [details]

Habitat on the gills, fins and body surface on the shorthorn sculpin [details]

Reproduction hermaphroditic [details]