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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)
Author: Kawazoe, U
Gouvea, H
Abstract: Coccidian oocysts containing 16 sporocysts with 4 sporozoites in each were observed in a faecal sample fi om Sclerurus scansor collected in the Itatiaia National Park, southeastern? region of Brazil. The oocysts al-e characterized by ellipsoidal shape measuring, 42.5 x 32.8 mu m, with smooth, thick double-layered wall of a greenish-orange colour. An oocyst residuum of numerous scattered granules among the sporocysts ill sporulated ones, 16 round sporocysts, averaging 10.5 x 10 mu m 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.
Subject: Pythonella scleruri
new species
wild bird
Sclerurus scansor
Country: Brasil
Editor: Fundaco Oswaldo Cruz
Citation: Memorias Do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Fundaco Oswaldo Cruz, v. 94, n. 2, n. 157, n. 159, 1999.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0074-02761999000200005
Date Issue: 1999
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