Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Hepatozoon clamatae

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4987-1

This apicomplexan species infects the erythrocytes of green frogs (e.g., Rana clamitans) and is transmitted by Culex territans mosquitoes, which are widespread through North America and Europe feeding preferably on frogs, but also on snakes.


North America Green Frog Rana Clamitans Apicomplexan Species 
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Further Reading

  1. Ferguson LV et al (2013) Influence of Hepatozoon parasites on host-seeking and host-choice behaviour of the mosquitoes Culex territans and Culex pipiens. Int J Parasitol: Parasite Wildl 2:69–76Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für ZoomorphologieZellbiologie und ParasitologieDüsseldorfGermany