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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
(unranked): Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Subclass: Haemosporidiasina
Euzéby, 1988

Haemosporidiasina (Haemosporidia) is a subclass of apicomplexans described by Jacques Euzéby in 1988.[1] The taxon is very similar to Aconoidasida.


Haemosporidiasina is divided into 2 orders:

Order Chromatorida (with pigmented intraerythrocytic parasites)

Suborder Laveraniina

Order Achromatorida (with non-pigmented intraerythrocytic parasites)

Suborder Babesiina includes agents of piroplasmosis sensu stricto

Suborder Theileriina includes parasites of erythrocytes and diverse white blood cells with sexual reproduction by exoerythrocytic or by exo- and endoerythrocytic schizogony.


  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 3771403Freely accessible. 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 3996868Freely accessible. PMID 24759652.