Asiamoeba

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Asiamoeba
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Sar
(unranked): Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Class: Aconoidasida
Order: Haemosporida
Family: Plasmodiidae
Genus: Plasmodium
Subgenus: Asiamoeba
Species

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Asiamoeba is a subgenus of the genus Plasmodium - all of which are parasitic unicellular eukaryotes. The subgenus was created by Telford in 1988. Species in this subgenus infect lizards.

Diagnostic features[edit]

Species in the subgenus Asiamoeba have the following characteristics:

The schizonts and gametocytes are greatly disparate in size (4 to 15 times).

Species in this subgenus[edit]

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