Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Protoscolex

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_2566-2
Spherical larval (= young) stage of Echinococcus species formed during asexual budding processes inside the hydatids or alveococcus cysts inside the intermediate hosts (Figs. 1 and 2, Echinococcus, Fig. 1).

Keywords

Intermediate Host Echinococcus Species 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany