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Fig. 6 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 6

From: The life-cycle of the avian haemosporidian parasite Haemoproteus majoris, with emphasis on the exoerythrocytic and sporogonic development

Fig. 6

Sporogonic stages of Haemoproteus majoris (lineage hPHYBOR04) in the biting midge Culicoides impunctatus. a Mature ookinete. b Developing oocyst. c Mature sporozoite. Long simple arrows: parasite nuclei; short simple arrow: oocyst. a, c Giemsa-stained thin blood films. b Formalin-fixed whole midgut mount stained with hematoxylin. Scale-bar: 10 μm

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