Protozoarios parasitos de musca domestica linnaeus (diptera: muscidae) en lima. Dos nuevos registros para el Peru

Translated title of the contribution: Protozoan parasites of musca domestica linnaeus (diptera: Muscidae) from lima. Two new records in Peru

Martin Cardenas, Rosa Martinez

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Abstract

The goal of this research was to increase the knowledge of two parasitic protozoa: Herpetomonas muscarum (Leidy, 1856) Kan, 1880 and Octosporea muscaedomesticae Flu, 1911, in Musca domestica. Both represent new records in Peru. The H. muscarum leptomonad are 36 m long and are larger than the ones cited by other authors. O. muscadomesticae presents large and plasmodial forms slightly larger than the ones studied by Bulnheim & Vavra (1998). In the M. domestica group surveyed, we determined a significant percentage of H. muscarum {5A,0%) and O. muscadomesticae (27,0%).

Translated title of the contributionProtozoan parasites of musca domestica linnaeus (diptera: Muscidae) from lima. Two new records in Peru
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)15-22
Number of pages8
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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