Eimeria dalli sp. n. (Protozoa: Eimeriidae) from Dall Sheep Ovis dalli
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Eimeria dalli sp. n. is described from fecal samples collected from Dall sheep, Ovis dalli, from the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The oocysts are spherical or subspherical with mean dimensions of 43.7 × 37.4 μm. The outer oocyst wall is rough and irregular. No micropyle, micropylar cap or residuum was observed. Sporocysts were elongate ovoid with mean dimensions of 19.0 × 10.7 μm. Stieda bodies were not discernible.
Clark, G. W., & Colwell, D. A. (1974). Eimeria dalli sp. n. (Protozoa: Eimeriidae) from Dall Sheep Ovis dalli. The Journal of Protozoology, 21(2), 197–199. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.1974.tb03640.x
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