ⓘ Plasmodium saurocaudatum

                                     

ⓘ Plasmodium saurocaudatum

Like all Plasmodium species, P. saurocaudatum has both vertebrate and insect hosts. The vertebrate hosts for this parasite are reptiles.

The parasite was first described by Telford in 1983.

                                     
  • Over 90 species and subspecies of Plasmodium infect lizards. They have been reported from over 3200 species of lizard but only 29 species of snake. Three
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