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Document Type

Research

Abstract

The existence of protozoa in the intestine of frogs has been known since the observations of van Leeuvenhoek, 1683. Nearly two centuries elapsed before any considerable advance in the study of intestinal protozoa was made. The observations of Dobell ( 1909) initiated the modem phase in the investigation of the enteric protozoa of amphibia. In this work, on the fauna of frogs and toads, many of the species now recognized were described.

Publication Date

1955

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

62

Issue

1

First Page

640

Last Page

651

Copyright

© Copyright 1955 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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