Coenurus is the larval form of – (DNB June 2009)
|D||All of the above|
a. Coenurus is the larval form of Taenia multiceps having multiple scolices unlike cysticercus which has a single scolex.
b. This species of Taenia may occasionally cause human disease resembling cysticercosis.
c. The definitive host is wolves/ dogs/foxes and the intermediate host is sheep/ cattle/ horses.
d. Accidentally, humans become intermediate hosts when they ingest food/water contaminated with feces containing T. multiceps eggs.