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a common tapeworm of dogs, foxes, and other carnivores; the larval form is Cysticercus pisiformis.
a genus of cyclophyllidean tapeworms of the family Taeniidae. The adult tapeworm inhabits the intestine of carnivores, the larval stage (metacestode) invades the tissues of a variety of animals, in some cases humans. They cause some economic loss due to condemnation of offal, but their greatest importance is their zoogenetic potential, and the preoccupation of humans with the danger of becoming infected.
Tapeworms and their hosts are listed below, but species whose intermediate hosts are unknown are: T. bubesi (lion), T. crocutae (spotted hyena), T. erythraea (black-backed jackal), T. gongamai and T. hlosei (lion and cheetah), T. lycaontis (hunting dog), T. regis (lion).
adult tapeworms in dogs and jackals and the larval stage (coenurus) in rats, mice and porcupines. It is probably a subspecies of T. serialis.
adult tapeworms in foxes and coyotes, the larval stage (cysticercus) in rodents.
tapeworms in small intestine of dogs, wolves and wild Carnivora, and the larval stage, Cysticercus tenuicollis, found in the sheep and other ruminants, and in pigs and occasionally primates.
tapeworms are in hyenas and the cysticerci in antelopes.
adult tapeworms are found in the dog and in wild carnivores and the larval cestode, Cysticercus tarandi, in the muscles of wild ruminants, especially deer.
tapeworms found in carnivores and larval forms in rodents. Possibly a synonym for T. pisiformis.
adult tapeworms in lynx and coyote, and the intermediate stage in snowshoe lagomorphs.
the adult tapeworms in the marten and the cysticercus in the vole.
Taenia multiceps (syn. Multiceps multiceps)
the adult tapeworms are found in the dog and wild canids, the larvae, Coenurus cerebralis, in the brain and spinal cord of sheep and goat.
adult tapeworms in martens, weasels, otters, skunks, badgers and larval stages in voles and other rodents.
adult tapeworms in the cougar and larvae in deer.
adult tapeworms are found in dogs and wild carnivores and the larval stage, Cysticercus ovis, in the skeletal and cardiac muscles of sheep and goats.
adult tapeworms in genets, larval stage in rodents.
adult tapeworms found in small intestine of dog, fox, some wild carnivores, and very rarely in cats. The metacestode stage (Cysticercus pisiformis) found in lagomorphs, in the liver and peritoneal cavity.
adults are in the intestine of foxes and the metacestodes in microtine rodents.
adult tapeworms found in lynx, larvae in rodents.
adult tapeworms are intestinal parasites of humans, and the metacestode (Cysticercus bovis) in cattle and some wild ruminants.
the adult tapeworm is found in dogs and foxes and the metacestode, Coenurus serialis, in the subcutaneous and intramuscular tissues of lagomorphs.
see T. pisiformis (above).
the adults are found in the small intestine of humans and some apes, the metacestode (Cysticercus cellulosae) in the skeletal and cardiac muscle of pigs and in the brain of humans.
the adult is found in the small intestine of cats and other related carnivores and the metacestode (Cysticercus fasciolaris) in the livers of rodents.
adult tapeworms found in wolverines, larvae in lungs and pleural cavity of porcupines.