Description of gamontogonic and sporogonic stages of Hepatozoon spp. (Apicomplexa, Hepatozoidae) from Caudisoma durissa terrifica (Serpentes, Viperidae)


Three specimens of Caudisoma durissa terrifica infected with Hepatozoon spp. were studied. One was parasitized by one type of gamont and the other two were each infected by two morphologically different gamonts. Utilizing morphology and morphometry analysis, we concluded that three types of gamonts were very similar and may represent the same Hepatozoon… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-010-2124-3


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