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A taenioid tapeworm larva of the cysticercus type, but with a conspicuous segmented neck, small terminal bladder, and everted scolex; the larval form of Taenia taeniaeformis, called Cysticercus fasciolaris.
[G. strobilē, a twist of lint, + kerkos, tail]
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Voucher specimens of strobilocercus larva were deposited in the Helminthological Collection of Museo de La Plata (He-MLP), La Plata, Buenos Aires; and hosts in the Mastozoological Collections of Centro Nacional Patagonico (CNP), Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina.
Particularly, Taenia taeniaeformis, and consequently its larval stage Strobilocercus fasciolaris, have been reported in different regions of the world (Esterre and Maitre, 1985; Hasslinger et al., 1988; Alcaino et al., 1992).
Highly prevalence of Strobilocercus fasciolaris infection associated with gastroentropathy and hepatic fibrosarcoma between laboratory rats in experimental groups.
First record of Strobilocercus fasciolaris (Taeniidae - larvae) in man.
It was a strobilocercus type and incomplete organogenesis of the specimen prohibited any further identification.