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What are the two classes of tapeworm? How do they differ? Which spp are in each?
vitellaria scattered throughout segment
1st intermediate host = crustacean
2nd intermediate host = fish
uterus opens to a pore, eggs are shed continuously
shelled eggs w/ operculum
: T. solium, T. saginata, H. nana, H. diminuta, D. caninum
Eggs accumulate in uterus
Retains terminal proglottids
releases long chains of "spent" proglottids simultaneously
What is human cysticercosis?
Human infection with the cysticercus of T. solium
caused after proglottid bursts and cysticercus is released in
Give an example of hyperparasitism
flea (which is a parasite) carries cysticercoid of