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Haemoproteus ilanpapernai
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
(unranked): Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Class: Aconoidasida
Order: Chromatorida
Suborder: Laveraniina
Family: Haemoproteidae

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

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


The genera in this family are:


  1. ^ Euzéby J (1988) Comparative Medical Protozoology, Vol. 3: Apicomplexa, 2: Haemosporidioses, Part 1: Plasmodiids, Haemoproteids, Piroplasms (general characters
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  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. PMC 3996868Freely accessible. PMID 24759652. doi:10.1051/parasite/2014018.  open access publication – free to read
  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): 137–146. ISSN 1252-607X. PMC 3671437Freely accessible. PMID 22550624. doi:10.1051/parasite/2012192137.  open access publication – free to read