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Hymenolepis diminuta

Taxonomy ID 6216

The cestode Hymenolepis diminuta, or rat tapeworm, is a worldwide parasite of rats that causes hymenolepiasis in mammals using insects as intermediate hosts.

Genome Projects

There are 2 genome projects for Hymenolepis diminuta:

  • PRJEB30942: (Strain laboratory inbred isolate)
  • PRJEB507: Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (Strain Denmark)

About this species