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Table 1 Leopards sampled during this study from January 2013 to December 2015

From: Molecular characterisation and morphological description of two new species of Hepatozoon Miller, 1908 (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina: Hepatozoidae) infecting leukocytes of African leopards Panthera pardus pardus (L.)

Individual code Sex Color variation Age class Location
Captive leopards
 CF1 Female Regular Adult BFNZoo
 CF2 Female Regular Adult CHXP
 CF3 Female Melanistic Subadult CHXP
 CF4 Female Melanistic Adult CHXP
 CF5 Female Regular Adult MOH
 CM1 Male Regular Subadult CHXP
 CM2 Male Melanistic Adult CHXP
 CM3 Male Regular Adult CHXP
 CM4 Male Regular Subadult MOH
Wild leopards
 WF1 Female Regular Adult LA
 WF2 Female Erythristic Adult LA
 WF3 Female Regular Subadult GKCA
 WM1 Male Regular Adult LRC
 WM2 Male Regular Adult LRC
 WM3 Male Regular Adult LRC
 WM4 Male Regular Adult GKCA
 WM5 Male Regular Adult GKCA
  1. Abbreviations: BFNZoo, Bloemfontein Zoo; CHXP, Cheetah Experience; GKCA, Greater Kruger Conservation Area; LA, Lydenburg surrounding area; LRC, Lajuma Research Centre; MOH, Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre