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Moniezia expansa (sheep tapeworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

Moniezia expansa is commonly known as sheep tapeworm or double-pored ruminant tapeworm. It is a large tapeworm inhabiting the small intestines of ruminants such as sheep, goats and cattle. It has been reported from Peru that pigs are also infected. There is an unusual report of human infection in an Egyptian.
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Parasite of 
Aepyceros melampus (impala)[1]
Alces alces (moose)[1]
Antilope cervicapra (blackbuck)[1]
Bos taurus indicus (aurochs)[1]
Bubalus bubalis (water buffalo)[1]
Camelus bactrianus (Bactrian camel)[1]
Camelus dromedarius (dromedary)[1]
Capra hircus (domestic goat)[1]
Capra pyrenaica (Spanish ibex)[1]
Capreolus capreolus (western roe deer)[1]
Cervus elaphus (wapiti or elk)[1]
Connochaetes taurinus (blue wildebeest)[2]
Dama dama (fallow deer)[1]
Damaliscus pygargus (bontebok)[2]
Galumna virginiensis[1]
Hippotragus equinus (roan antelope)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]
Muntiacus muntjak (Indian muntjac)[1]
Ovibos moschatus (muskox)[1]
Ovis ammon (argali)[1]
Ovis aries orientalis (mouflon)[1]
Ovis aries vignei (urial)[1]
Ovis canadensis (bighorn sheep)[1]
Philantomba maxwelli <Unverified Name>[1]
Philantomba monticola (blue duiker)[1]
Rangifer tarandus (caribou)[1]
Raphicerus campestris (steenbok)[2]
Raphicerus sharpei (Sharpe's grysbok)[1]
Rupicapra rupicapra (chamois)[1]
Scheloribates curvialatus[1]
Scheloribates fimbriatus[1]
Scheloribates laevigatus[1]
Scheloribates madrasensis <Unverified Name>[1]
Scheloribates parvus[1]
Sus scrofa (wild boar)[1]
Sylvicapra grimmia (bush duiker)[1]
Syncerus caffer (African buffalo)[1]
Tetraceros quadricornis <Unverified Name>[1]
Tragelaphus strepsiceros (greater kudu)[1]
Tragulus javanicus (lesser mouse-deer)[1]
Zygoribatula tortilis <Unverified Name>[1]


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Attributes / relations provided by
1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
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