Four new species of Isospora from the small tree finch (Camarhynchus parvulus) from the Galapagos Islands.

  title={Four new species of Isospora from the small tree finch (Camarhynchus parvulus) from the Galapagos Islands.},
  author={Thomas E. McQuistion and M. Wilson},
  journal={The Journal of protozoology},
  volume={35 1},
Four isosporan species are described from the small tree finch, Camarhynchus parvulus from Isabela Island on the Galapagos Archipelago. Isospora exigua n. sp. oocysts subspheroidal, one-layered, smooth, yellow-brown color, 20.4 X 20.1 (20-23 X 18-23) microns, with no micropyle, residuum, or polar body. Sporocysts ovoidal, 14 X 9.5 (13-15 X 8-10) microns, with small Stieda and substieda bodies and irregular-shaped residuum. Isospora rotunda n. sp. oocysts subspheroidal, single-layered, smooth… Expand
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