Developmental stages of Hepatozoon gracilis (Wenyon, 1909) comb. nov., a parasite of the Egyptian skink, Mabuya quinquetaeniata

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Developmental stages of Hepatozoon gracilis (Wenyon, 1909) comb. nov. are described from the tissues of Mabuya quinquetaeniata, an Egyptian skink, and from the mosquito Culex pipiens molestus. Schizogony occurred in the parenchyma cells of the skink liver. There were two types of schizonts: one with 25–50, average 40, micromerozoites and the other with 3–16… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00535324

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