The Coccidia of Sphenisciformes (penguins)

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: 24 January 1999
Comments: (Duszynski) (Upton)

"Intestinal" and "renal" coccidiosis of Obendorf & McColl, 1980

Host: Eudyptula minor (Little penguins)
Reference: Harrigan 1988, 1992; Obendorf & McColl 1980


Harrigan, K.E. 1988. Causes of mortality of little penguins. In, Australian Wildlife, Procedings 104, Post-Graduate committee in Veterinary Science, University of Sydney. Pp. 705-716.

Harrigan, K.E. 1992. Causes of mortality of little penguins, Eudyptula minor in Victoria. Emu 91: 273-277.

Obendorf, D.L., and McColl, K. 1980. Mortality in little penguins (Eudyptula minor) along the coast of Victoria, Australia. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 16: 251-259.