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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 

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


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.


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