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Hydatid Worm
Echinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Platyhelminthes - flatworms »  class Cestoda - tapeworms »  order Cyclophyllidea »  family Taeniidae

Other names

= Hyper Tape-worm

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Intertaxon relationships

host: Canis lupus familiaris Linnaeus, 1758 - Dog, Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758 - Wolf, Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758) - Red Fox

intermediate host: Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 - Human, Capreolus capreolus (Linnaeus, 1758) - European Roe Deer, Capra aegagrus hircus Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Goat, Bos primigenius taurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Cattle, Sus scrofa domesticus Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Pig, ...

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Echinococcus granulosus equinus Williams & Sweatman, 1963

Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Echinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786)]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [412736]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Echinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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