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Table 1 Morphometry of sporozoites of Haemoproteus majoris (lineage hPHYBOR04) in biting midges Culicoides impunctatus

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

Feature Measurementsa
Length 6.7–9.2 (8.0 ± 0.6)
Width 0.9–1.6 (1.1 ± 0.2)
Area 4.4–8.5 (6.5 ± 1.0)
  1. aMeasurements (n = 21) are given in micrometres. Minimum and maximum values are provided, followed in parenthesis by the arithmetic mean and standard deviation