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Types of Tapeworms

Cestodaria
Cestodaria

Other articles where Cestodaria is discussed: flatworm: Annotated classification: Subclass Cestodaria Unsegmented tapeworms containing 1 set of genitalia; parasites of the body cavity or intestine of annelid worms or fish; about 105 species.

Dipylidium
Dipylidium

What is the most common kind of tapeworm dogs and cats get? The most common tapeworm of dogs and cats in the United States is called Dipylidium caninum. Infection is common and found throughout the world.

source: cdc.gov
Eucestoda
Eucestoda

Other articles where Eucestoda is discussed: flatworm: Annotated classification: Subclass Eucestoda Polyzoic tapeworms with scolex (head) of varying structure; body usually with distinct external segmentation; parasitic in intestine of vertebrates. Known commonly as the “true” tapeworms; well more than 3,000 species.

Schistocephalidae
Schistocephalidae

The tapeworm is a parasite that lives in the gut. Humans become infected when we eat food that contains tapeworm eggs or come into contact with contaminated water or animal feces. Treatment is 95 percent effective and can be completed in a few days.

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