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Table 2 Sporogonic stages of bat malaria in Hippoboscoidea (all Nycteriibidae except for Vetufebrus in a fossil streblid).

From: Vetufebrus ovatus n. gen., n. sp. (Haemospororida: Plasmodiidae) vectored by a streblid bat fly (Diptera: Streblidae) in Dominican amber

Malaria Vector Oocyst Sporozoite Reference
Vetufebrus ovatus Fossil streblid 35 × 15,29 × 17
oval
7-10, stubby
ends rounded
Present study
P. deanei Basilia sp. 60, round 8, thick [12]
P. melanipherus Nycteribia parvula ? ? [29]
P. murinus Nycteribia kolenatii 57-71, round 7.4 [10]
Polychromophilus sp. Nycteribia dentata ? 7, stubby
ends rounded
[28]
Polychromophilus sp. Penicillidia fulvida oval, 31 × 10
57 × 47
13, thick,
blunt ends
[11]
Polychromophilus sp. P. dufouri
P. conspicua
? stubby,
blunt ends
[5, 13]
Polychromophilus ? Listropoda sp. ? 6.3, stubby,
blunt ends
[5, 27]
  1. All measurements in microns.