Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The scolex on the left was part of a large worm purged from the intestinal tract of a transfer student from Michigan State University. What species does it represent?

Diphyllobothrium latum
Dipylidium caninum
Taenia (Taeniarhynchus) saginatus
Taenia solium

Original; photograph by S. J. Upton

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