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Taenia hydatigena (thin-necked bladderworm)

Synonyms: Taenia tenuicollis (heterotypic)

Wikipedia Abstract

Taenia hydatigena (thin-necked bladderworm, causative agent of cysticercosis) is one of the larval forms of the canine and feline tapeworm. This infection has a worldwide geographic distribution. Humans with taeniasis can infect other humans or animal intermediate hosts by eggs and gravid proglottids passed in the feces.
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1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0