a species of pseudophyllid tapeworms from North America, with larva (sparganum) that may be a cause of sparganosis of humans in Florida and the Gulf of Mexico states.
Synonym(s): Diphyllobothrium mansonoides
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Species occasionally found in the U.S. in larval form.
See also: spirometra
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