ID#: 24119
This illustration highlights the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by a broad fish tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium latus, formerly referred to as Diphyllobothrium latum. Each D. latus proglottid is broader than they are long, and exhibit a centrally located genital pore, situated directly posteriorly to the rosette shaped uterus.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Fleisher
Creation Date: 1963
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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