Common name for tapeworms of the family Hymenolepididae.
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Distribution and genetic variation of hymenolepidid cestodes in murid rodents on the Canary Islands (Spain).
Cryptic diversity in hymenolepidid tapeworms infecting humans.
With the advent of agriculture and of life lived in close proximity to domesticated animals, bacterial as well as helminth parasitism, caused by such as Enterobius vermicularis, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichostrongylus sp., Strongyloides sp., taeniid and hymenolepidid cestodes, became prevalent (42).