Dipylidium Caninum Scolex | Info

Dipylidium caninum, also called the flea tapeworm , double-pored tapeworm , or cucumber tapeworm (in reference to the shape of its cucumber-seed-like proglottids , though these also resemble grains of rice or sesame seeds), is a cyclophyllid cestode that infects organisms afflicted with fleas and canine chewing lice , including dogs , cats , and sometimes human pet-owners, especially children.