Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The proglottid on the left was purged from the intestinal tract of a hispanic male who lived in El Paso, Texas prior to joining the wildcat football team. It measured 8 mm in length. What species does it represent?

Diphyllobothrium latum
Dipylidium caninum
Taenia (Taeniarhynchus) saginatus
Taenia solium

Original. Photograph by S.J. Upton.

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