Cytauxzoon

Cytauxzoon

a genus of protozoan parasites of the family Theileriidae.

Cytauxzoon felis
causes a fatal disease of cats.
Cytauxzoon sylvicaprae, Cytauxzoon strepsicerosi, Cytauxzoon taurotragi
these protozoa multiply by fission in erythrocytes. They have been observed in wild animals and in cats.