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a tapeworm species of rats and mice, rarely found in man; its cysticercoid larvae are harbored by beetles, fleas, caterpillars, and other insects.
a genus of cyclophyllidean tapeworms of the family Hymenolepididae; mostly have little pathogenicity.
found in small intestine of chickens and other birds.
occurs in fowls.
occurs in wild rodents and in humans.
found in ducks and geese.
found in duodenum, gallbladder and bile ducts of rodents.
occurs in primates, rodents and humans. Called also dwarf tapeworm.