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A new protozoan parasite from a Bdellid mite
Bourne, G (1932) A new protozoan parasite from a Bdellid mite. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 10-12. ISSN 0080-4703
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The parasite here described was found occurring in one
of four Bdellid (Biscirus intermedius) mites from Tasmania.
The mite containing the parasite was kindly placed at my
disposal by Mr. H. Womersley, A.L.S., F.E.S.
The parasite was present in the abdominal region of the
mite, the exact position being shown in the figure. It was
reniform, and was approximately one-eighth the size of the
The general appearance was rather Sarcosporidian in
nature, under low power being somewhat granular. Under
higher powers no sign of spores could be observed, the
granules appearing purely protoplasmic in nature.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 10-12|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
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|Date Deposited:||10 May 2012 02:33|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:30|
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