Tænia saginata / Cysticercus bovis

Tænia saginata / Cysticercus bovis

Taenia saginata is a flatworm (Class Cestoda, Order Cyclophyllidea, Family Taeniidae) with a two-stage life cycle: adult (in the definitive host) and larval (in the intermediate host ). It lives in the human small intestine, usually just a single specimen at a time.