Diphyllobothrium erinacei

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Diphyllobothrium erinacei

A species infesting dogs, cats, and other carnivores. Larval stages are occasionally found in humans.


a genus of long tapeworms in the family Diphyllobothriidae.

Diphyllobothrium dalliae, Diphyllobothrium dendriticum, Diphyllobothrium pacificum, Diphyllobothrium strictum, Diphyllobothrium minus, Diphyllobothrium ursi
are all tapeworms of fish-eating mammals including humans.
Diphyllobothrium erinacei
Diphyllobothrium latum
the broad or fish tapeworm, a species found in the small intestines of humans, dogs, cats and other fish-eating mammals.