A taxonomic revision of the genus Taenia Linnaeus, 1758 s. str

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  • Abstract:

    The genus Taenia Linnaeus, 1758 sensu strictu is revised. Besides the type species, Taenia solium Linnaeus, 1758, the valid species are: T. acinonyxi; T. brachyacantha; T. crassiceps; T. crocutae; T. endothoracicus; T. gonyamai; T. hyaenae; T. hydatigena; T. ingwei; T. laticollis; T. macrocystis; T. martis; T. multiceps; T. mustelae; T. omissa; T. ovis; T. parenchymatosa; T. parva; T. pisif ormis; T. polyacantha; T. rileyi; T. regis; T. saginata; T. selousi; T. serialis; T. taeniaeformis; T. tax idiensis; T. twitchelli. " T. laticollis" of Skinker (1935) and Joyeux (1945) is renamed, T. pseudolaticollis. T. brauni is considered a subspecies of T. serialis and T. krabbei a subspecies of T. ovis. Invalid species and species inquirendae are also listed.