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Raphidascaris (Sprentascaris) Petter & Cassone, 1984

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original description  (of Sprentascaris Petter & Cassone, 1984) Petter, A. J.; Cassone, J. (1984). Nématodes de Poissons du Paraguay. I. Ascaridoidea: Sprentascaris n. gen. <em>Rev Suisse Zool.</em> 91: 617-634. [details]   

taxonomy source Malta, L.; Paiva, F.; Elisei, C.; Tavares, L.; Pereira, F. (2018). A new species of Raphidascaris (Nematoda: Raphidascarididae) infecting the fish Gymnogeophagus balzanii (Cichlidae) from the Pantanal wetlands, Brazil and a taxonomic update of the subgenera of Raphidascaris based on molecular phylogeny and morphology. <em>Journal of Helminthology.</em> 1-10., available online at
note: Returned tp full generic level [details]   

basis of record Ailán-Choke, L. G.; Ramallo, G.; Davies, D. (2017). New species of Raphidascaris (Sprentascaris) (Nematoda: Anisakidae) in Rineloricaria steinbachi (Actinopterygii: Loricariidae) from Northwest Argentina. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4231(1): 129., available online at [details]   

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