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With the transfer of the family Dactylosomatidae to the suborder Eimeriorina (see Boulard et al., 1982), the genera Haemohormidium and Sauroplasma are left without a valid family. Therefore, the family Haemohormidiidae was established to accommodate them.
Family Haemohormidiidae Levine, 1984
Merogony present and merozoites are formed by binary fission or by schizogony. Hosts are fish, reptiles, and birds. Vectors as well as other stages are unknown.
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Department of Parasitology, Charles University
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