- A genus of tapeworms with both plerocercoid and adult stages in fishes.
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They are the Tnia saginata, Tnia solium, and Bothriocephalus latus.
Bttger regards it as not distinct from Bothriocephalus latus.
There are many species of Bothriocephalus, which in the adult condition mainly live in fishes.
As in many infectious diseases, individuals react quite differently to the presence of the Bothriocephalus.
The Bothriocephalus anæmias, which in general as is well-known offer a good prognosis, by no means contradict this view.