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Title: Eimeria yemenensae n.sp. ( Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the rock agama ( Agama yemenensis) in Saudi Arabia
Authors: Al-Rasheid, Khaled A.S.
Alyousif, Mohamed S.
Keywords: Southern Saudi Arabia
Agama yemenensis
Eimeria yemenensae n.sp
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Citation: Parasitology International: 47; 127-130
Abstract: Eimeria yemenensae nsp. is described from the intestine of Agama yemenensis from Asir, southern region, Saudi Arabia, Sporulated oocysts are elongate-ellipsoid, 29.2 X 17.6 (26.4-31.5 X 15519.0) pm, with smooth greenish-yellow bilayered wall, 1.03 (0.9-1.3) pm. Micropyle, polar granule and oocyst residuum are absent. Sporocysts are ellipsoid, 10.5 x 7.0 (8.0-11.0 X 6.4-7.8) pm. Sporocyst residuum is present. The sporocysts lack a Stieda body. Sporozoitesa re crescent-shapedb,l unt at one end and slightly tapered at the other. Eimeria speciesfr om Agamidae are compared.
URI: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/600111/description#description
ISSN: 1383-5769
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