Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Strobilocercus

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3020
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Syn. Cysticercus fasciolaris, which is the larva of the cat tapeworm Taenia taeniaeformis ( Cestodes). These larvae appear with a 3–20 cm long segmented proglottis-like band emerging from a terminal bladder. This cysticercus occurs in the liver of the intermediate hosts: rodents.

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