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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Description Of Pythonella Scleruri N. Sp. (apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) From A Brazilian Bird Rufous-breasted-leaftosser Sclerurus Scansor, 1835 (passeriformes: Furnariidae).|
|Abstract:||Coccidian oocysts containing 16 sporocysts with 4 sporozoites in each were observed in a faecal sample from Sclerurus scansor collected in the Itatiaia National Park, southeastern region of Brazil. The oocysts are characterized by ellipsoidal shape measuring 42.5 x 32.8 mm, with smooth, thick double-layered wall of a greenish-orange colour. An oocyst residuum of numerous scattered granules among the sporocysts in sporulated ones; 16 round sporocysts, averaging 10.5 x 10 mm each containing four elongated sporozoites; presence of residuum; absence of Stieda body. The presently described coccidian, recorded for the first time in birds, is a new species named P. scleruri.|
|Date Issue:||-1-Uns- -1|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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