The Coccidia of Procellariiformes
(albatrosses, petrels, prions, shearwaters)

Compiled by
Donald W. Duszynski1, Steve J. Upton2, and Lee Couch1

1Department of Biology, University of New Mexico
2Division of Biology, Kansas State University

Supported by NSF-PEET DEB 9521687

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Updated: 2 May 1999
Comments: (Duszynski)
or (Upton)

Eimeria hydrobatidis Gottschalk, 1969

Synonym: Eimeria sp. of Creutz, 1969
Host: Hydrobates pelagicus ( British storm petrel - Hydrobatidae)
References: Creutz 1969; Gottschalk 1969

Eimeria serventyi Pellerdy, 1974

Synonym: Eimeria sp. of Munday, Mason, Wells, & Arundel, 1971
Host: Puffinus tenuirostris (Short-tailed shearwater - Procellariidae )
References: Pellerdy 1974; Munday et al. 1971


Creuz, G. 1969. Erstnachweis einer Sturmschwalbe (Hydrobates pelagicus) in der Oberlausitz. Beitrage zur Vogelkunde 14: 288-289.

Gottschalk, C. 1969. Eine neue kokzidienart aus der Sturmschwalbe (Hydrobates pelagicus). Beitrage zur Vogelkunde 14: 285-287.

Munday, B.L., Mason, R.W., Wells, R.J.H., and Arundel, J.H. 1971. Further studies on "Limey-disease" of Tasmanian mutton birds (Puffinus tenuirostris). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 7: 126-129.

Pellerdy, L. 1974. Coccidia and Coccidiosis. Verlag Paul Parey, Berlin and Hamburg. 959 pp.