Isospora coronoideae n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the Australian raven (Corvus coronoides) (Passeriformes: Corvidae) (Linnaeus, 1758) in Western Australia

@article{Liu2019IsosporaCN,
  title={Isospora coronoideae n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the Australian raven (Corvus coronoides) (Passeriformes: Corvidae) (Linnaeus, 1758) in Western Australia},
  author={Dan-dan Liu and Belinda Brice and Aileen D. Elliot and Una M. Ryan and Rongchang Yang},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-10}
}
A new Isospora (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) species is described from an Australian raven (Corvus coronoides) in Western Australia. Sporulated oocysts (n = 21) are ovoid, 21.2 (18.4–23.9) μm in length and 18.8 (16.9–20.6) μm in width, with a shape index of 1.13. The bi-layered oocyst wall is smooth and colourless, 1.2 μm thick. A polar granule and oocyst residuum is present, but the micropyle is absent. The sporocysts are ovoid-shaped, 16.3 (13.7–18.9) × 10.7 (8.4–12.9) μm, with a shape index… 
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