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Wenyonella

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Domain  Eukaryota
Class  Conoidasida
Order  Eucoccidiorida
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Apicomplexa
Subclass  Coccidiasina
Suborder  Eimeriorina
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Similar  Tyzzeria, Cyclospora, Caryospora

Wenyonella is a genus of parasitic alveolates in the phylum Apicomplexa. The genus was described in 1933 by Hoare.

The type species is Wenyonella africana.

Description

The species in this genus have oocysts with four sporocysts: each sporocyst gives rise to four sporozoites. They are found in the gasterointestinal tracts of reptiles, birds and mammals.

References

Wenyonella Wikipedia


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