Eimeria atheridis n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), a new coccidium from the western bush viper Atheris chlorechis (Pel, 1851) from tropical Africa

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Coprological examination of nine bush vipers Atheris chlorechis imported from Ghana revealed the presence of a new coccidian species belonging to Eimeria Schneider, 1875. Thin walled oöcysts of Eimeria atheridisn. sp. are spherical to slightly subspherical, 22.8 (19–26) × 22.5 (19–25) μm, without micropyle, polar granule and oöcyst residuum. Sporocysts are… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:SYPA.0000038444.21384.93

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@article{Modr2004EimeriaAN, title={Eimeria atheridis n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), a new coccidium from the western bush viper Atheris chlorechis (Pel, 1851) from tropical Africa}, author={David Modr{\'y} and Petr Ne{\vc}as and Tom{\'a}{\vs} Mazuch and Martin Kamler}, journal={Systematic Parasitology}, year={2004}, volume={59}, pages={71-74} }