Taxonomy: f. Dilepididae
Animal: Dipylidium caninum 20.02.jpg
Various developmental stages of Dipylidium caninum in the haemocoele of C.felis felis reared at different temperatures and humidities - TEM. 25- oncosphere in larva at 25/3mm, 6 days post infection (pi); 26- developing metacestode in adult reared at 25C/3mm, 19 days pi; 27-developing metacestode in adult reared at 20C/3mm, 34 days pi; 28- developing metacestode in adult reared at 32C/3mm, 14 days pi; 29- fully developed and withdrawn metacestode in adult reared at 32C/3mm, 14 days pi; 30- same as 29. (bl- basement layer, dc- distal cytoplasm, hm- hook musculature, mi- microvilli, mt- microtriches, n- nucleus, nl- nucleolus, oc- outer coat of oncosphere, oh- oncospheral hooks, pc- perinuclear cytoplasm, p cn - pore canals, r- rostellum, rh- rostellar hooks, s- sucker, sm- somatic muscles) - (Pugh RE 1985 PhD thesis - see bibliography).
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