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Echinococcus granulosus  (Batsch, 1786)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1204250

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Hydatigena granulosa Batsch, 1786
    Echinococcus minimus Cameron, 1926
    Echinococcus longimanubrius Cameron, 1926
    Echinococcus cameroni Ortlepp, 1934
    Echinococcus lycaontis Ortlepp, 1934
    Echinococcus intermedius Lopez-Neyra & Soler Planas, 1943
    Echinococcus patagonicus Szidat, 1960
    Echinococcus cepanzoi Szidat, 1971
    Echinococcus granulosus africanus Verster, 1965
    Echinococcus granulosus dusicyontis Blood & Lelijveld, 1969
  Common Name(s): dog tapeworm [English]
    hyper tape-worm [English]
    hydatid worm [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumPlatyhelminthes Minot, 1876 – flatworms, plathelminthes, platodes, platelminte  
                SubphylumRhabditophora Ehlers, 1985  
                                        SubfamilyEchinococcinae Abuladze, 1960  
                                           GenusEchinococcus Rudolphi, 1801  
                                              SpeciesEchinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786) – dog tapeworm, hyper tape-worm, hydatid worm  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mathison, Blaine A., and Sarah G. H. Sapp  
  Publication Date: 2021   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated checklist of the eukaryotic parasites of humans, exclusive of fungi and algae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 1069   
  Page(s): 1-313   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2970   
  Notes: doi: 10.3897/zookeys.1069.67403   
  Reference for: Echinococcus granulosus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vuitton, Dominique A., Donald P. McManus, Michael T. Rogan, Thomas Romig, Bruno Gottstein, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: International consensus on terminology to be used in the field of echinococcoses   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Parasite, vol. 27, no. 41   
  Page(s): 1-41   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1776-1042   
  Notes: doi: 10.1051/parasite/2020024   
  Reference for: Echinococcus granulosus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    North America  
    South America  
    Southern Asia  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Continental US, Native  






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