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1

What are the 2 classes in Platyhelminthes that we need to know?

1. Cestoda
2. Trematoda

2

What type of worms are in Cestoda?

Cestodes and Tapeworms

3

Phylum Platyhelminthes
--Class Cestoda

What are the three organisms in this class?

1. Dipylidium caninum
2. Taenia pisiformis
3. Taenia taeniaeformis

4

Phylum Platyhelminthes
--Class Cestoda
---Dipylidium caninum

What is it?

Most common tapeworm of dogs.
*aka: cucumber tapeworm

5

Phylum Platyhelminthes
--Class Cestoda
---Taenia pisiformis

What is it?

Common tapeworm in farm in rural dogs.

6

Phylum Platyhelminthes
--Class Cestoda
---Taenia taeniaeformis

What is it?

Cat tapeworm, rare in dogs.

7

What type of worms are in Trematoda?

Flukes

8

Phylum Platyhelminthes
--Class Trematoda

What is the one order we need to know?

Digenea

9

Phylum Platyhelminthes
--Class Trematoda
----Order Digenea

What are the two organisms in this order?

1. Fasciola hepatica
2. Paragonimus kellicotti

10

Phylum Platyhelminthes
--Class Trematoda
----Order Digenea
-----Fasciola hepatica

What is it?

Most common cause of liver fluke disease in ruminants.

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Phylum Platyhelminthes
--Class Trematoda
----Order Digenea
-----Paragonimus kellicotti

What is it?

Lung fluke.