Choanotaenia infundibulum

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Choanotaenia infundibulum

An important species of cosmopolitan tapeworm of fowls, occurring in the small intestine and transmitted by houseflies and stableflies; related to Dipylidium, the double-pored dog tapeworm.

Origin: g. Choane, a funnel, _ L., fr. G. Tainia, tapeworm