Description of Sarcocystis falcatula stiles, 1893, a parasite of birds and opossums.

  title={Description of Sarcocystis falcatula stiles, 1893, a parasite of birds and opossums.},
  author={E D Box and Jeffery L. Meier and Jonathan Hayden Smith},
  journal={The Journal of protozoology},
  volume={31 4},
Sarcocystis falcatula Stiles, 1893 is re-described. Intermediate hosts of the parasite which was earlier described as Sarcocystis debonei Vogelsang, 1929 are species of passeriform, psittaciform, and columbiform birds. In these birds, muscle zoites are 6.88 X 2.19 (4.8-8.4 X 1.2-3.6) micron and are enclosed in a cyst wall with regular protrusions, 1-5 micron long. The convoluted primary wall has multiple thin areas in the osmiophilic layer. Microtubules originate in the ground substance and… CONTINUE READING

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