Tamara J Cook

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Naiadocystis phykoterion n. gen., n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eugregarinida: Hirmocystidae), is described from the Mexican pygmy grasshopper, Paratettix mexicanus (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae), collected from sandbars along Harmon Creek, Walker County, Texas, in the western edge of the Texas Big Thicket. Naiadocystis n. gen. is distinguished by the form of the(More)
Septemlaterospora rasberryi n. gen. n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eugregarinida: Actinocephalidae: Acanthosporinae) is described from adults of Ischnura ramburii (Odonata: Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae). Septemlaterospora n. gen is distinguished by the form of the oocysts: terminally truncated heptagonal bipyramids bearing 7 equatorial spines, 1 at each equatorial(More)
Gregarina cubensis is an apicomplexan parasite that infects the intestinal lumen of the death's head cockroach (Blaberus discoidalis). This study evaluated the effects of 3 temperatures on the development and viability of G. cubensis. Three groups of B. discoidalis were inoculated with G. cubensis oocysts and maintained at 15, 27, and 40 C. The alimentary(More)
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