Species Type host Additional hosts Type locality Location in host Type material Reference culture Reference sequence (GenBank Acc.)
S. barkhanus [43] Thymallus thymallus Salvelinus alpinus  Salmo trutta River Glomma, Norway Lumen of gut and gall bladder B ATCC 50467 DQ186581
S. elegans [59] Triturus alpestris Rana rana Pterophyllum scalare NA  Intestine NA NA NA
S. salmonicida [27] Salvelinus alpines Oncorhychus namaykush  Salmo salar Fiskfjorden, Norway (68°N, 15°E) Systemic infection C ATCC 50377 DQ181595
S. salmonis [47] Salvelinus fontinalis Oncorhynchus mykiss Bath, New York State, USA Digestive tract, upper intestinal region NA NA DQ394703
S. torosus [28] Gadus morhua Melanogrammus aeglefinus Lota lota Chebucto Head approach to Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada Digestive tract, rectum in cod D NA EF050055
S. vortens [5] Pterophyllum scalare Leuciscus idus Symphysodon discus Archer, Florida, USA (29° 32'N, 82° 31W) Lumen of intestine A ATCC 50386 U93085
A Holotype slide of protargol-impregnated specimens and TEM block in the International Protozoan Slide collection at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Accession number USNM #47820.
B TEM blocks and SEM stubs kept at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway,
C SEM stub: 180-1 (hapantotype) deposited in the International Protozoan Slide collection at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington.
D.C. Accession number USNM 1093603. TEM blocks: 2718-3, 2718-5, 2618-25 and 2618-30 representing paratypes are deposited at Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo.
D Holotype and numerous paratypes deposited in the Invertebrate Collection (Parasites), National Museum of Natural Sciences, Ottawa, Canada. Accession number NMCP 1988-0899.
Table 1: A summary of the type host, additional hosts, type locality, location in the host and type material, as well as reference culture and reference sequence acquisition numbers of the best described Spironucleus spp. from fish.
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