Ball, S.J. and Daszak, P. (1997) Isospora tiaris n.sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the sooty grassquit (Tiaris fuliginosa), a passeriform bird of South America. The Journal of Parasitology, 83(3), pp. 465-466. ISSN (print) 0022-3395Full text not available from this archive.
Isospora tiaris n. sp. is described from the feces of an adult bird, a sooty grassquit (Tiaris fuliginosa) from Venezuela. The oocysts are subspherical, 27.1 x 23.8 (24.7-30.0 x 21.2-26.5) microns with a bilayered, smooth, colorless wall. A micropyle and oocyst residuum are absent; an ellipsoidal polar granule is usually present. Sporocysts are ovoidal, 14.7 x 10.8 (12.4-16.8 x 8.8-12.4) microns with prominent Stieda and substieda bodies and a residuum composed of small uniform granules.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||finch Geospiza-fortis, Galapagos-Islands|
|Research Area:||Biological sciences|
|Faculty, School or Research Centre:||Faculty of Science (until 2011) > School of Life Sciences
Faculty of Science (until 2011)
|Depositing User:||Automatic Import Agent|
|Date Deposited:||30 Mar 2010 08:32|
|Last Modified:||28 Apr 2011 14:02|
Actions (Repository Editors)
|Item Control Page|