Taxon profile


Hydatid Worm
Echinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786)

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

Other names

= Hyper Tape-worm


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Intertaxon relationships

host: Canis lupus f. familiaris Linnaeus, 1758 - dog, Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758 - wolf, Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758) - Red Fox

intermediate host: Sus scrofa f. domestica Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Pig, Naemorhedus caudatus (Milne-Edwards, 1867) - Northern Long-tailed Goral, Bos primigenius f. taurus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Domestic Cattle, Capra aegagrus f. hircus Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Goat, Capreolus capreolus (Linnaeus, 1758) - European Roe Deer, ...

Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Echinococcus granulosus equinus Williams & Sweatman, 1963

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [412736]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Echinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Echinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786)]

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