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Table 2 Prevalence of each of the parasites haplotypes in the infected individuals of each host species, host cell type and number of RB for each of the described species of hemococcidia and parasite haplotypes that infect American lizards

From: Phylogenetic analyses reveal that Schellackia parasites (Apicomplexa) detected in American lizards are closely related to the genus Lankesterella: is the range of Schellackia restricted to the Old World?

Parasite haplotype or described species Prevalence (%) (infected/examined) Host species Infected cell RB
SO1 79 (11/14) Sceloporus occidentalis E & L 1–2
SO2 21 (3/14) S. occidentalis E & L 0–1
US1 66 (4/6) Uta stansburiana E 1
US2a, US2ba 17 (1/6) U. stansburiana E 1
US3 17 (1/6) U. stansburiana E 1–2
Schellackia occidentalis b S. occidentalis and U. stansburiana E (primarily) 1–2
Lankesterella sp. Lank_anocar Anolis carolinensis PL 1
Schellackia golvani b A. carolinensis PL 1
DD1, DD2, DD3, DD4a 100 (1/1) Dipsosaurus dorsalis E 1–2
LP1 100 (1/1) Liolaemus pictus E 1
PP1c 100 (1/1) Phymaturus payuniae E 1–2
Schellackia landaue b Polychrus spp. E & L (M, Ly) 1–2
Lainsonia iguanae b Iguana iguana E & L (M) 2
Lainsonia legeri b Tupinambis nigropunctatus L (M, Ly) 1
  1. Abbreviations: E erythrocyte, L leukocyte, M monocytes, Ly lymphocytes, PL polymorphonuclear leukocytes, RB number of refractile bodies
  2. aClone haplotypes US2a and US2b and clone haplotypes DD1, DD2, DD3 and DD4 were detected in a single U. stansburiana and a single D. dorsalis, respectively
  3. bMorphological data from Schellackia species obtained from Telford [4]
  4. cData obtained from D’Amico & Aguilar [30]