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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Eimeria abmitu n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the razor-billed curassow Mitu tuberosum Spix (Galliformes: Cracidae)
Author: Hofstatter, PG
Guaraldo, AMA
Abstract: A new species of Eimeria Schneider, 1875 from a cracid bird, Mitu tuberosum Spix, held in captivity is described from Brazil. Oocysts of Eimeria abmitu n. sp. are ovoid, with a smooth, colourless, bilayered wall, measure 24.2 x 15.5 mu m and have a length/width ratio of 1.56. The sporulated oocysts contain two to five polar granules and four ellipsoidal sporocysts measuring 13.6 x 6.4 mu m, each with a small crescent-shaped Stieda body, a sub-Stieda body, a loosely granular sporocyst residuum and two comma-shaped sporozoites each with a spherical refractile body.
Country: Holanda
Editor: Springer
Citation: Systematic Parasitology. Springer, v. 78, n. 1, n. 69, n. 71, 2011.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s11230-010-9277-4
Date Issue: 2011
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