Microbabesia

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Microbabesia
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
(unranked): Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Class: Aconoidasida
Order: Achromatorida
Suborder: Babesiina
Family: Babesiidae
Genus: Microbabesia
Sohns, 1918
Species

Microbabesia divergens

Microbabesia is a genus of parasitic alveolates belonging to the phylum Apicomplexa.

History[edit]

This genus was described by the Dutch scientist Sohns in 1918 while in the Dutch East Indies.[1]

This species and genus has not been redescribed since.

Description[edit]

Host range[edit]

Note[edit]

The genus Microbabesia may be synonymous with that of Babesia. Further work in this area will be need to clarify this.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sohns JCF (1918) Microbabesia divergens in Nederlandsch-Indië. Volume 28 of Departement van Landbouw, Nijverheid en Handel Veeartsenijkundige mededeelingen. Javasche Boekhandel & Drukkerij