Perkinsus gen.n. and other new taxa in the protozoan phylum Apicomplexa

@article{Levine1978PerkinsusGA,
  title={Perkinsus gen.n. and other new taxa in the protozoan phylum Apicomplexa},
  author={Norman D. Levine},
  journal={Journal of Parasitology},
  year={1978},
  volume={64},
  pages={549}
}
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