Leishmania donovani

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Leishmania donovani amastigotes

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Trypanosomatina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Protozoa
Subregnum: Eozoa
Infraregnum: Euglenozoa
Phylum: Euglenozoa
Subphylum: Saccostoma
Classis: Kinetoplastea
Subclassis: Metakinetoplastina
Ordo: Trypanosomatida
Subordo: Trypanosomatina

Familia: Trypanosomatidae
Genus: Leishmania
Species: Leishmania donovani

Name[edit]

Combinations[edit]

  • Piroplasma donovani Laveran & Mesnil, 1903 [original combination]
  • Leishmania donovani: Ross, 1903 [name combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Laveran, A. & Mesnil, F. 1903. Sur un Protozoaire nouveau (Piroplasma donovani, Lav. et Mesn.) parasite d'uue fievre de l'Inde. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences cxxxvii: 957–961.
  • Ross, R. 1903. Note on the bodies recently described by Lesihman and Donovan. British Medical Journal 2(2237): 1261–1262.