Advertisement

Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Observations on two new species of cephaline gregarine (Protozoa:Sporozoa) of the genusAncyrophora Léger, 1892 from odonate insects

Abstract

The morphology and life history of two new species of cephaline gregarines (Protozoa: Sporozoa),Ancyrophora ischnurae n. sp. andAncyrophora ovoides n. sp. have been described from the midguts of the odonates,Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur) andIschnura delicata Hagen respectively, from West Bengal, India. A short discussion on the diagnostic features of the genusAncyrophora Léger, 1892 has also been incorporated in this paper.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

References

  1. Baudoin J (1967) Contribution a l'étude morphologique biologique et écologique des grégarines d'insectes à larves aquatiques. Ann Stat Biol Bese-en-chandesse 2:13–160

  2. Baudoin J (1971) Etude comparée Gregarine Acanthosporinae. J Protozool 18:654–660

  3. Baudoin J, Maillard Y (1972) Recherches sur les Gregarines Coléoptères Hydrophilides. Protistologica 8:53–63

  4. Foerster H (1938) Gregarinen in Schlesischen Insekten. Z Parasitenkd 10:157–209

  5. Geus A (1969) Sporentierchen, Sporozoa Die Gregarinida. In: Dahl F: Die Tierwelt Deutschlands und der angrenzenden Meeresteile Teil 57, Jena

  6. Haldar DP, Chakraborty N (1977) Observations on the cephaline gregarines,Lepismatophila rhombocephala n. sp. (Protozoa: Sporozoa) from Silver Fish. Arch Protistenkd 119:361–366

  7. Hoshide H (1953) Studies on the cephaline gregarine from Coleoptera in Japan II. Bull Fac Educ Yamaguchi Univ 2:1–12

  8. Kamm MW (1922) Studies on gregarines. II. Synopsis of the polycistid gregarines of the World, excluding those from Myriapoda, Orthoptera and Coleoptera. III Biol Monogr 7:1–104

  9. Léger L (1892) Recherches sur les gregarines. Tabl Zool 3:1–182

  10. Lipa J (1967) Studies on grégarines (Gregarinomorpha) of arthropods in Poland. Acta Protozool 5:97–179

  11. Nazeer Ahamed S, Narasimhamurti CC (1979) Two new septate gregarinesDendrorhynchus keilini sp. n. andAncyrophora ceriagroni sp. n. from the midgut of the DamselflyCeriagrion coromandelianum (Fabr.). Acta Protozool 18:441–450

  12. Wellmer L (1911) Sporozoen Ostpreussischer Arthropoden. Sch Physic Oken Geselllschaft Königsbg 52:102–164

Download references

Author information

Correspondence to N. K. Sarkar.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Sarkar, N.K., Haldar, D.P. Observations on two new species of cephaline gregarine (Protozoa:Sporozoa) of the genusAncyrophora Léger, 1892 from odonate insects. Z. Parasitenkd. 65, 217–223 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00929187

Download citation

Keywords

  • Life History
  • Diagnostic Feature
  • Short Discussion