[Study on number and mature rate of eggs in gravid proglottids of Taenia solium].Uploader: Mazilkree 1 years ago Subscribe 3
It is an intestinal parasite in humans causing taeniasis a type of helminthiasis and cysticercosis in cattle. Comments 0 Please log in to add your comment. Thus a mature proglottid is a complete reproductive unit and produces eggs either by self-fertilization or cross-fertilization with other mature proglottids. From humans, embryonated eggs, called oncospheres, are released with faeces and are transmitted to cattle through contaminated fodder. Terminology and phylogeny used in these exercises correspond to usage in the Invertebrate Zoology textbook by Ruppert, Fox, and Barnes The internal oncosphere contains six refractile hooks.