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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 speciesCountryHost cells infectedGenBank IDGamont dimensions
L × W in µma
(LW in µm2)
Gamont nuclei dimensions
L × W in µma
(LW in µm2)
nReference
H. canisCanis familiarisIndiaNeutrophils9.5–11.8 × 5.1–6.0[92]
H. canisCerdocyon thousBrazilLeukocytes11.4 × 5.4 (45.9)[51]
H. canisCerdocyon thousBrazilNeutrophils9.1 ± 0.5 × 5.3 ± 0.5[61]
H. felisFelis catusIsraelNeutrophils.KC13853410.5 ± 0.6 × 4.7 ± 0.84.0 ± 0.3 × 3.2 ± 0.513[19]
H. felisFelis silvestrisBosnia and HerzegovinaExtracellularKX75703310.5 ± 0.4 × 4.4 ± 0.44.7 ± 0.3 × 4.4 ± 0.3[20]
H. ingwe n. sp.Panthera pardus pardusSouth AfricaLymphocytesMN793000; MN79300111.4 ± 1.2 × 4.8 ± 0.2
(44.2 ± 4.4)
5.1 ± 0.6 × 3.0 ± 0.6 (12.2 ± 3.3)87This study
H. luiperdjie n. sp.Panthera pardus pardusSouth AfricaNeutrophilsMN793002; MN79300311.0 ± 0.9 × 4.7 ± 0.4
(42.0 ± 2.9)
3.5 ± 0.3 × 3.4 ± 0.3 (9.2 ± 0.3)53This study
H. silvestrisFelis silvestrisBosnia and HerzegovinaExtracellularKX75703211.7 ± 0.5 × 5.2 ± 0.76.3 ± 1.3 × 3.0 ± 0.811[20]
Hepatozoon sp.Felis catusBrazilNeutrophils9.9 ± 0.4 × 5.3 ± 0.2
(45.9 ± 4.9)
[65]
Hepatozoon sp.Prionailurus bengalensisThailandNeutrophilsGQ9269029.8 ± 0.4 × 5.2 ± 0.410[54]
Hepatozoon sp.Leopardus pardalisBrazilNeutrophilsEU0283447.4 × 4.2 (27.0)1[35]
Hepatozoon sp.Lynx rufusUSALeukocytes11.0 × 2.5[57]
Hepatozoon sp.Panthera pardus ciscaucasicaIranNeutrophils11.4 ± 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