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Scientific classification

Trophosphaera planorbulinae

Trophosphaera is a genus of parasites of the phylum Apicomplexia.


Only one species (Trophosphaera planorbulinae) is known for this genus.


This genus was described in 1939 by Le Calvez. [1]


Host records

Elphidium crispum

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  1. J. Le Calvez (1939). "Trophosphaera planorbulinae, n.gen., n.sp., Protiste parasite du Foraminifere Planorbulina mediterranensis d'Orb". Archives of General and Experimental Zoology. 80: 425–443. Archived from the original on 18 December 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016.