Five new species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from lizards

@article{Daszak2004FiveNS,
  title={Five new species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from lizards},
  author={Peter Daszak and Stanley J. Ball},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={20},
  pages={141-147}
}
Five new species of Eimeria are described from lizards. Eimeria baltrocki n. sp. was found in the berber skink, Eumeces schneideri, from Egypt. The oöcysts are cylindroidal, averaging 38 × 18.3 μm, with a single thick oöcyst wall. Most oöcysts possess a single polar granule; a micropyle and oöcyst residuum are absent. The sporocysts are ellipsoidal and… CONTINUE READING