This is a schematic diagram depicting body structure of which of these helminths?
Ans: B. Brugia malayi
(Ref: Paniker’s Parasitology 7/e p214, 6/e p2031)
- The microfilariae given in the question has morphology typical of Brugia malayi.
- Head space is twice as long as it is broad, nuclei in body appears crowded & tail tapers around to two nuclei that appears to be connected by a fine thread.