International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


A New Septate Gregarine (Apicomplexa: Sporozoa) from an Agricultural Pest of Imphal Valley, Manipur, India

Indira Yumnam | N. Mohilal


Abstract: Descriptions of a new species of septate gregarine i. e Didymophyes triangulogametus sp. nov. from the midgut of Chondracis rosea (Insecta, Orthoptera, Acrididae), is provided. Trophozoites attain a length of 39.9m -167.7m and their protomerite is more or less subconical, measures 49.8m -68.8m at an average and deutomerite is elongated or rectangular in shape and measures 33.6m-120.4m. Gamonts are solitary and spherical, Gametocysts are 140m-292m. Three gametocysts are joined by thin ectocyst forming a triangle like structure. The morphological details supported with photomicrographs are provided in the manuscript.


Keywords: Apicomplexa, Didymophyes, new species, Manipur, India


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015,


Pages: 419 - 421


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