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Observations onDumbbellicephalus haldarigen.nov., sp.nov.(Apicomplexa: Sporozoea) from a Chrysomelid Beetle,Aulacophora foviecollis

Authors
Journal
Archiv für Protistenkunde
0003-9365
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
136
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0003-9365(88)80030-7
Disciplines
  • Communication

Abstract

Summary A new genus Dumbellicephalus has been proposed for the species haldari obtained from the midgut of the Chrysomelid beetle, Aulacophora foviecollis.The parasite is conspicuous in having dumbbell-shaped epimerite, spherical spores and dehiscence of the cyst by simple rupture.Information regarding the percentage of infection, seasonal intensity and type material have also been dealt within the present communication.

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