Plasmodium anasum

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Plasmodium anasum is a species of the genus Plasmodium subgenus Giovannolaia.

Like all species in this genus it has both vertebrate and insect hosts. The vertebrate host are birds.

Plasmodium anasum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Protista
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Class: Aconoidasida
Order: Haemosporida
Family: Plasmodiidae
Genus: Plasmodium
Species: P. anasum
Binomial name
Plasmodium anasum

Description[edit]

This species was described in 1965 by Manwell and Kuntz.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manwell, Reginald D.; Kuntz, Robert E. (1965). "A New Species of Plasmodium from the Formosan Shoveller Duck". Journal of Protozoology. 12 (1): 101–104. doi:10.1111/j.1550-7408.1965.tb01821.x.