A tapeworm has a scolex.
Tape worms have scolex .
The Scolex if very small in comparing the proglottid. The scolex is the frontal end that has the suckers (hooks) on it then is connected to the neck then the proglottid. The proglottids are a series of segments and can be up to 10-15 m long.
An adult tapeworm uses its scolex to chew through the tissue of the organism its living in.
The head of a tapeworm is called a scolex. The tapeworm attaches itself to the intestine of the host with hooks and suckers that are on the scolex.
Scolex is comparatively much smaller in size than a proglottid, when held near each other, as scolexes have recieved much less growth hormone in their lifetime, making them much smaller in size.
Scolex and the Proglottids.