oa African Zoology - The Leucocytozoidae of South African birds : the Muscicapidae sensu latu

Volume 28, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X



The leucocytozoids of the Muscicapidae sensu latu are reviewed and Leucocytozoon phylloscopus of the Sylviinae, L. liothricis of the Timaliinae, L. dubreuili, L. mcclurei and L. shaartusicum of the Turdinae are redescriptionbed. Leucocytozoon francai, L. giovannolia and L. mirandae are declared synonyms of L. dubreuili. Leucocytozoon timaliae n. sp. is descriptionbed from a South African babbler.

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