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Taenia saginata  Goeze, 1782
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1204280

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Taenia saginata saginata Goeze, 1782
  Common Name(s): cattle tapeworm [English]
    beef tapeworm [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumPlatyhelminthes Minot, 1876 – flatworms, plathelminthes, platodes, platelminte  
                SubphylumRhabditophora Ehlers, 1985  
                                        SubfamilyTaeniinae Stiles, 1896  
                                           GenusTaenia Linnaeus, 1758  
                                              SpeciesTaenia saginata Goeze, 1782 – cattle tapeworm, beef tapeworm  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Loos-Frank, Brigitte  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: An up-date of Verster's (1969) 'Taxonomic revision of the genus Taenia Linnaeus' (Cestoda) in table format   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematic Parasitology, vol. 45, no. 3   
  Page(s): 155-183   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1573-5192   
  Reference for: Taenia saginata   
  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: Taenia saginata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Verster, Anna  
  Publication Date: 1969   
  Article/Chapter Title: A taxonomic revision of the genus Taenia Linnaeus, 1758 s. str.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, vol. 36, no. 1   
  Page(s): 3-58   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Taenia saginata   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    North America  
    South America  
    Southern Asia  






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