Leucocytozoon (Apicomplexa: Leucocytozoidae) from West African birds, with descriptions of two species.

@article{Jones2005LeucocytozoonL,
  title={Leucocytozoon (Apicomplexa: Leucocytozoidae) from West African birds, with descriptions of two species.},
  author={Hugh I. Jones and Ravinder N. M. Sehgal and Thomas C. B. Smith},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2005},
  volume={91 2},
  pages={397-401}
}
Five species of Leucocytozoon were recovered from 35/828 birds of 95 species examined from 6 sites in West Africa between May 1995 and June 2001. Leucocytozoon pogoniuli n. sp. is described from the tinker barbets Pogoniulus subsulphureus and Pogoniulus atroflavus. Leucocytozoon trachyphoni n. sp. is described from the barbet Trachyphonus purpureus. No leucocytozoids have been reported previously in species of Pogoniulus. Leucocytozoon nectariniae was identified from the sunbird Nectarinia… CONTINUE READING

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