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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

Print version ISSN 0074-0276On-line version ISSN 1678-8060

Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz vol.90 no.5 Rio de Janeiro Sept./Oct. 1995

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0074-02761995000500008 

Schellackia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) of the brazilian tree-frog, Phrynohyas venulosa (Amphibia: Anura) from Amazonian Brazil

I. Paperna1 

R. Lainson2 

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Sciences, Israel

Instituto Evrandro Chagas, Seção de Parasitologia, Belém, Brasil

ABSTRACT

Endogenous stages of a Schellackia species are described in histological sections of the intestine of the tree-frog, Phrynohyas venulosa, from North Brazil. Most oocysts sporulate within the epithelial cells of the gut, but a few were detected in the lamina propria.

Key words: Apicomplexa; Eimeriidae; Schellackia sp.; Phrynoyas venulosa; Amphibia; tree-frog; Brasil

 

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