haemosporidian


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haemosporidian

any protozoan parasite of the order Coccidiomorpha, found in the blood corpuscles of vertebrates, and transmitted by invertebrate mites. see MALARIA PARASITE.
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In vitro development of Haemoproteus columbae (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae), with perspectives for genomic studies of avian haemosporidian parasites.
Diptera vectors of avian haemosporidian parasites: untangling parasite life cycles and their taxonomy.
This methodology is most widely used for avian Haemosporidians.