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Ascarites gerus Poinar and Boucot 2006 (roundworm)

Enoplea - Rhabditida - Ascarididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 318917

Full reference: G. Poinar and A. J. Boucot. 2006. Evidence of intestinal parasites of dinosaurs. Parasitology 133:245-249

Belongs to Ascarites according to G. O. Poinar 2011

Sister taxa: Ascarites priscus, Ascarites rufferi

Type specimen: OSU Y2 852 (2), an egg. Its type locality is Sainte-Barbe coal mine, Bernissart, which is in a Barremian/Aptian lacustrine - small claystone/bituminous coal in the Sainte-Barbe Clays Formation of Belgium.