Redescription of Eimeriazarudnyi Alyousif & Al-Shawa, 2003 as Choleoeimeria zarudnyi n. comb. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae)

@article{AbdelBaki2013RedescriptionOE,
  title={Redescription of Eimeriazarudnyi Alyousif \& Al-Shawa, 2003 as Choleoeimeria zarudnyi n. comb. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae)},
  author={Abdel-Azeem S Abdel-Baki and Heba M. Abdel-Haleem and Saleh Al-Quraishy},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2013},
  volume={85},
  pages={189-194}
}
Coprological examination of the worm lizard Diplometopon zarudnyi Nikolskii revealed the presence of oöcysts of Choleoeimeria zarudnyi (Alyousif & Al-Shawa, 2003) n. comb. in five (17%) of the 30 lizards examined. Sporulated oöcysts were found in the faeces and the gallbladder contents. These are tetrasporocystic, ellipsoidal, 25–32 × 18–25 (mean 27 × 22) μm, with a smooth bi-layered wall. The dizoic sporocysts are ovoidal, 10–13 × 6–9 (mean 11 × 7) μm, with a granulated sporocyst residuum… 
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