Adult Trichuris trichiura males are 30-45 mm long, with a coiled posterior end. Adult females are 35-50 mm with a straight posterior end.
[Trichuris trichiura] . The adult worms (approximately 4 cm in length) live in the cecum and ascending colon. The life span of the adults is about 1 year.
Trichuris trichiura, Trichocephalus trichiuris or whipworm, is a parasitic roundworm (a type of Finally maturing into the adult stage in the intestines.
CHARACTERISTICS: Trichuris trichiura is a gastrointestinal nematode in the family Trichuridae, genus Trichuris(5). T. trichiura adult parasites are characterized.