Taxon profile


Echinococcus multilocularis Leuckart, 1863

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

Scientific synonyms

Alveococcus multilocularis
Echinococcus alveolaris

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Intertaxon relationships

host: Alopex lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Arctic Fox, Felis silvestris Schreber, 1777 - Wildcat, Felis silvestris catus Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Cat, Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758) - Red Fox, Nyctereutes procyonoides (Gray, 1834) - Raccoon Dog, ...

intermediate host: Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 - Human, Capreolus capreolus (Linnaeus, 1758) - European Roe Deer, Capra aegagrus hircus Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Goat, Ovis orientalis aries Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Sheep

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [412738]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Echinococcus multilocularis Leuckart, 1863]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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