Ciliate protozoa in the rumen of Brazilian water buffalo, Bubalus bubalis Linnaeus.

@article{Dehority1979CiliatePI,
  title={Ciliate protozoa in the rumen of Brazilian water buffalo, Bubalus bubalis Linnaeus.},
  author={Burk A Dehority},
  journal={The Journal of protozoology},
  year={1979},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={536-44}
}
Total numbers and distribution of genera, subgenera and species were determined for the ciliate protozoa in rumen contents of 4 Brazilian water buffalo Bubalus bubalis Linnaeus. The fauna of one animal, housed in close proximity to European and zebu-type cattle, differed considerably from that of the remaining animals, which were somewhat isolated on a large ranch. Several of the protozoan species observed in the semi-isolated animals were first described in rumen contents from humped Indian… CONTINUE READING