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Table 3 Details and measurements for Hepatozoon luiperdjie n. sp. and Hepatozoon ingwe n. sp. and closely related Hepatozoon species in wild and domestic carnivores

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.)

Hepatozoon spp. Host species Country Host cells infected GenBank ID Gamont dimensions
L × W in µma
(LW in µm2)
Gamont nuclei dimensions
L × W in µma
(LW in µm2)
n Reference
H. canis Canis familiaris India Neutrophils 9.5–11.8 × 5.1–6.0 [92]
H. canis Cerdocyon thous Brazil Leukocytes 11.4 × 5.4 (45.9) [51]
H. canis Cerdocyon thous Brazil Neutrophils 9.1 ± 0.5 × 5.3 ± 0.5 [61]
H. felis Felis catus Israel Neutrophils. KC138534 10.5 ± 0.6 × 4.7 ± 0.8 4.0 ± 0.3 × 3.2 ± 0.5 13 [19]
H. felis Felis silvestris Bosnia and Herzegovina Extracellular KX757033 10.5 ± 0.4 × 4.4 ± 0.4 4.7 ± 0.3 × 4.4 ± 0.3 [20]
H. ingwe n. sp. Panthera pardus pardus South Africa Lymphocytes MN793000; MN793001 11.4 ± 1.2 × 4.8 ± 0.2
(44.2 ± 4.4)
5.1 ± 0.6 × 3.0 ± 0.6 (12.2 ± 3.3) 87 This study
H. luiperdjie n. sp. Panthera pardus pardus South Africa Neutrophils MN793002; MN793003 11.0 ± 0.9 × 4.7 ± 0.4
(42.0 ± 2.9)
3.5 ± 0.3 × 3.4 ± 0.3 (9.2 ± 0.3) 53 This study
H. silvestris Felis silvestris Bosnia and Herzegovina Extracellular KX757032 11.7 ± 0.5 × 5.2 ± 0.7 6.3 ± 1.3 × 3.0 ± 0.8 11 [20]
Hepatozoon sp. Felis catus Brazil Neutrophils 9.9 ± 0.4 × 5.3 ± 0.2
(45.9 ± 4.9)
[65]
Hepatozoon sp. Prionailurus bengalensis Thailand Neutrophils GQ926902 9.8 ± 0.4 × 5.2 ± 0.4 10 [54]
Hepatozoon sp. Leopardus pardalis Brazil Neutrophils EU028344 7.4 × 4.2 (27.0) 1 [35]
Hepatozoon sp. Lynx rufus USA Leukocytes 11.0 × 2.5 [57]
Hepatozoon sp. Panthera pardus ciscaucasica Iran Neutrophils 11.4 ± 0.3 × 5.2 ± 0.2
(39.5 ± 3.2)
[12]
  1. aMean ± standard deviation (SD)
  2. Abbreviations: n, number measured; L, length; W, width