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Cucumber Tapeworm (Dipylidium caninum)

Cucumber Tapeworm (Dipylidium caninum)

Scientifically described as Dipylidium caninum, the cucumber tapeworm gained its common name from the characteristic appearance of the segment-like proglottids that it sheds. Found throughout the world, the parasite is most common in areas with high populations of domestic dogs and cats.

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