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Rayella

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Domain  Eukaryota
Class  Aconoidasida
Family  Plasmodiidae
Phylum  Apicomplexa
Order  Haemosporida
Rank  Genus
Similar  Polychromophilus, Hepatocystis, Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae, Plasmodiidae

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Rayella is a genus of parasitic alveolates of belonging to the phylum Apicomplexia. Its vertebrate hosts are flying squirrels. The vectors are not presently known .

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History

This genus was described by Dasgupta in 1967.

Hosts

R. gigantica - spotted giant flying squirrel (Petaurista elegans caniceps)

R. hylopetei - particoloured flying squirrel (Hylopetes alboniger)

R. rayi - Himalayan flying squirrel (Petaurista magnificus)

Geographical distribution

All of the currently known species have been reported from Darjiling, India.

References

Rayella Wikipedia


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