family Eimeriidae


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Noun1.family Eimeriidae - a family of protoctist in the order Coccidia
protoctist family - any of the families of Protoctista
Coccidia, order Coccidia - an order in the subclass Telosporidia
genus Eimeria - type genus of the family Eimeriidae; includes serious pathogens
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Entamoeba spp., unsporulated coccidian oocysts (Family Eimeriidae) and strongyle eggs were observed in possums trapped in urbanised environments and in bushland, in both males and females, and in subadults and adults.
Isospora belli is a protozoan parasite of the phylum Apicomplexa, class Sporozoa, subclass Coccidian and family Eimeriidae. The parasite invades the small intestine epithelium and completes its life cycle in the cytoplasm of the enterocyte.
This indicated that Isospora of the Siberian tiger, as well as other Isospora species, should belong to the Family Sarcocystidae, rather than the Family Eimeriidae.
They propose separating mammalian species with Stieda bodies into the family Eimeriidae and retaining those without Stieda bodies in the family Sarcocystidae.

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