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Researchers describe more than 200 species of tapeworm from a decade-long collection of tapeworms from the digestive systems of animals around the world. 

By | November 22, 2017

Scanning electron micrograph of the anterior attachment structure of the tapeworm species Litobothrium nickoli, collected from the gut of a pelagic thresher shark from TaiwanKIRSTEN JENSEN / KANSAS UNIVERSITYSee J.N. Caira, K. Jensen, Planetary Biodiversity Inventory (2008-2017): Tapeworms from Vertebrate Bowels of the Earth, The University of Kansas Natural History Museum, 2017. 

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November 22, 2017

Interesting photo.

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