Blastogregarinorina

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Blastogregarinorina
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Superphylum: Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Levine 1970
Class: Conoidasida
Levine 1988
Subclass: Gregarinasina
Dufour 1828
Order: Eugregarinorida
Léger 1900
Suborder: Blastogregarinorina
Chatton & Villeneuve 1936
Families and genera

Siedleckiidae

Blastogregarinorina is a suborder of parasitic protozoa of the phylum Apicomplexia

Taxonomy[edit]

This suborder has currently has one family with one genus which contains one species Siedleckia caulleryi. This species is found in marine polychaetes.

History[edit]

This suborder was described by Chatton and Villeneuve in 1936[1]

Description[edit]

A mucron is present

Syzygy does not occur.

The gamonts are composed of a single structure without septa: they lack both protomerites and deutomerites.

Anisogamy — unequal sized gamonts — is present. Gamogony occurs with gamonts still attached to intestinal wall. The gametes bud off gamonts. Gametocysts are absent

There is no sporocyst.

The zygote gives rise to 10–16 oocysts.

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