Acanthocephalus dirus is a species of spiny-headed worms in the family Echinorhynchidae. Individuals can grow to 20 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Acanthocephalus dirus (Van Cleave 1931). View this species on GBIF