Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The proglottid on the left was purged from the intestinal tract of an individual who recently immigrated to Kansas from Mexico city. It measured 10 mm in length. What species does it represent?

Diphyllobothrium latum
Dipylidium caninum
Taenia (Taeniarhynchus) saginata
Taenia solium

Original; photograph by S.J. Upton

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