Reproductive system of Ascaris lumbricoides

Reproductive system of Ascaris lumbricoides

Reproductive system of Ascaris lumbricoides Only sexual reproduction occurs in Ascaris. Sexes are separate i.e., dioecious in Ascaris and these roundworms also show distinct sexual dimorphism. Males are smaller than the females and they also have a curved tail with pre and post anal papillae, cloaca, and a pair of … Read more

Ascaris lumbricoides- Habitat and External Morphology

Ascaris lumbricoides- Habitat and External Morphology

Habitat of Ascaris lumbricoides Ascaris lumbricoides are the largest most familiar endoparasites of the man freely living in the lumen. It has also been reported from animals like pigs, cattle, sheep, and squirrels. It inhabits the small intestine of more frequently children than adults. It is cosmopolitan in distribution. Sometimes, … Read more