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Table 2 Features and size of recovered coenuri in animals challenged with Taenia multiceps eggs

From: Is the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) a competent definitive host for Taenia multiceps?

Animals Location Size (mm) Clusters Protoscolices size (μm) Scolex size (μm) Suckers size diameter (μm) Large hooks Small hooks
Number Size (μm) Number Size (μm)
Sheep 2 1 (left frontal lobe) 25 × 15 6 1428 – 1627 284 – 363 236 – 358 15 170 – 173 15 113 – 116
Sheep 4 1 (left parietal lobe) 15 × 20 2 1447 – 1804 266 – 352 220 – 330 14 144 – 163 14 122 – 124
Sheep 4 2 (left side falx cerebri) 27 × 24 5 1193 – 1720 247 – 291 208 – 280 15 158 – 160 15 108 – 115
Sheep 4 3 (right temporal lobe) 30 × 35 6 1035 – 1837 304 – 394 271 – 317 13 146 – 149 13 104 – 108
Sheep 4 4 (right frontal lobe) 20 × 22 5 1062 – 1541 289 – 431 297 – 362 14 164 – 171 15 113 – 115
Goat 1 1 (right temporal lobe) 20 × 15 7 1001 – 1639 242 – 274 196 – 240 16 117 – 119 16 97 – 102
Goat 1 2 (left side cerebellum) 72 × 48 2 1028 – 1586 228 – 334 275 – 298 15 153 – 157 15 106 – 107
Goat 1 3 (4th ventricle) 20 × 18 5 977 – 2092 249 – 330 286 – 370 16 161 – 167 16 110 – 118