The Coccidia of Tinamiformes (tinamous)

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 crypturelli Lainson, 1994

Host: Crypturellus soui (Little tinamou)
References: Lainson 1994

Eimeria rhynchoti Reis & Nobrega, 1936

Host: Rhynchotus rufescens (Red-winged tinamou)
References: Reis & Nobrega 1936


Lainson, R. 1994. Observations on some avian coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) in Amazonian Brazil. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 89: 303-311.

Reis, J., and Nobrega, P. 1936. "Eimeria rhynchoti" n. sp., parasita do intestino de perdiz (Rhynchotus rufescens) do Brasil. O Campo (Rio de Janeiro) 7: 15.