Toxocara species (continued)
Seen in feces of infected pets.
SIZE: 85 by 75 mcm.
COLOR: Light brown.
CONTENT: Developing larva (yolk mass)
Seen in definitive host.
MALE: 4 to 6 cm.
FEMALE: 6.5 to 10 cm.
SHAPE: Elongated, cylindrical.
BUCCAL STRUCTURES: Three characteristic lips.
Figure 4-20. Stages of Toxocara species. (continued)