Isospora piacobrai n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the masked yellowthroat Geothlypis aequinoctialis (Gmelin) (Passeriformes: Parulidae) in South America

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A new coccidian species (Protozoa: Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) obtained from masked yellowthroat Geothlypis aequinoctialis (Gmelin) is reported from Brazil. Isospora piacobrai n. sp. has oöcysts which are subspheroidal to ovoidal, measure 15.8 × 10.5 μm and have a smooth, bilayered wall c. 1.2 μm thick. A micropyle and oöcyst residuum are absent, but a polar… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-009-9221-7

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@article{Berto2009IsosporaPN, title={Isospora piacobrai n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the masked yellowthroat Geothlypis aequinoctialis (Gmelin) (Passeriformes: Parulidae) in South America}, author={Bruno Pereira Berto and Hermes Ribeiro Luz and Walter Flausino and Ildemar Ferreira and Carlos Wilson Gomes Lopes}, journal={Systematic Parasitology}, year={2009}, volume={75}, pages={225-230} }