The protozoan Haemoproteus nettionis was found in 77 of 168 wood ducks (Aix sponsa L.) live-trapped on the Upper Mississippi River Wildlife and Fish Refuge in September, 1963. No parasitemia was found in 68 wood ducks live-trapped in July and August, 1959 at the Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge in north-central Iowa. A description of the parasite from wood ducks on the Upper Mississippi Refuge is presented.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Roslien, David J. and Haugen, Arnold O.
"Occurrence of Haemoproteus nettionis in Wood Ducks (Aix sponsa L.),"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 71(1), 235-240.
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