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Fig. 2 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 2

From: Descriptions of Mikrocytos veneroïdes n. sp. and Mikrocytos donaxi n. sp. (Ascetosporea: Mikrocytida: Mikrocytiidae), detected during important mortality events of the wedge clam Donax trunculus Linnaeus (Veneroida: Donacidae), in France between 2008 and 2011

Fig. 2

Histological haematoxylin eosin tissue sections showing Mikrocytos veneroïdes n. sp. parasites in different tissues of Donax trunculus from Oléron Island. a Parasites in the adductor muscle. Note the extracellular (arrows) or intracellular (arrowhead) position of microcell parasites. b Parasite cell (arrows) in the neuronal ganglion. c Two parasites (arrow) inside the cytoplasm of a haemocyte. Scale-bars: 20 μm

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