Balantioides coli

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Taxonavigation

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Chromista
Subregnum: Harosa
Infraregnum: Alveolata
Phylum: Ciliophora
Subphylum: Intramacronucleata
Infraphylum: Rhabdophora
Classis: Litostomatea
Subclassis: Trichostomatia
Ordo: Vestibuliferida
Familia: Balantidiidae
Genus: Balantioides
Species: B. coli

Name

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Balantioides coli (Malmsten) A.G.Alexeieff, Compt. Rend. Hebd. Séances Mém. Soc. Biol. Fil. 107: 211 (1931)

Synonyms

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  • Basionym
    • Paramecium coli Malmsten, Arch. Pathol. Anat. 12: 305 (1857) ("Paramaecium ? coli")
  • Homotypic

References

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Primary references

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Additional references

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  • da Barbosa, A.S., Barbosa, H.S., de Souza, S.M.O. et al. 2018. Balantioides coli: morphological and ultrastructural characteristics of pig and non-human primate isolates. Acta Parasit. 63: 287–298. DOI: 10.1515/ap-2018-0033.
  • Schuster, F.L., Ramirez-Avila L. 2008. Current world status of Balantidium coli. Clinical Microbiology Reviews 21: 626–638. DOI: 10.1128/CMR.00021-08.
  • Chistyakova, L.V., Kostygov, A.Yu., Kornilova, O.A. & Yurchenko, V. 2014. Reisolation and redescription of Balantidium duodeni Stein, 1867 (Litostomatea, Trichostomatia). Parasitology Research 113(11): 4207–4215. DOI: 10.1007/s00436-014-4096-1.