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Encyclopedia of Parasitology

pp 1226-1226

Raillietina tetragona

A worldwide occurring, 10–25 cm long tapeworm in the intestine of chicken and related birds (Fig. 1, page 1228). Eucestoda/​Table 1.
Figure 1

DR of a rather young proglottis of an adult tapeworm. EL, excretory channel (longitudinally running); EQ, excretory channel (cross); GP, genital pore; HO, testis; OV, ovary; VD, vas deferens; VG, vagina; VI, vitellarium.

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