Haemoproteidae

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Haemoproteidae
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Haemoproteus ilanpapernai
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Superphylum: Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Class: Aconoidasida
Subclass: Haemosporidiasina
Order: Chromatorida
Suborder: Laveraniina
Family: Haemoproteidae

The Haemoproteidae are a family of parasitic protozoa in the phylum Apicomplexa.[1]

The species in this family produce pigment and do not have an asexual cycle in the blood.

Taxonomy[edit]

The genera in this family are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Euzéby J (1988) Comparative Medical Protozoology, Vol. 3: Apicomplexa, 2: Haemosporidioses, Part 1: Plasmodiids, Haemoproteids, Piroplasms (general characters
  2. ^ Karadjian, G.; Puech, MP.; Duval, L.; Chavatte, JM.; Snounou, G.; Landau, I. (2013). "Haemoproteus syrnii in Strix aluco from France: morphology, stages of sporogony in a hippoboscid fly, molecular characterization and discussion on the identification of Haemoproteus species.". Parasite 20: 32. doi:10.1051/parasite/2013031. PMC 3771403. PMID 24029169. 
  3. ^ Karadjian, G.; Martinsen, E.; Duval, L.; Chavatte, JM.; Landau, I. (2014). "Haemoproteus ilanpapernai n. sp. (Apicomplexa, Haemoproteidae) in Strix seloputo from Singapore: morphological description and reassignment of molecular data.". Parasite 21: 17. doi:10.1051/parasite/2014018. PMC 3996868. PMID 24759652. 
  4. ^ Landau, I, Chavatte, J.-M., Karadjian, G., Chabaud A. & Beveridge I. (2012) The Haemosporidian parasites of bats with description of Sprattiella alecto Gen. nov., Sp. nov.Parasite, 19(2):137-46.