Babesia Foliata

Host: Sheep.

Location: Erythrocytes.

Geographic Distribution: India.

Morphology: This species resembles B. ovis, but differs in being leaf-shaped and in lying more centrally in the host erythrocytes.

Life Cycle: The vectors are unknown.

Remarks: Richardson and Kendall (1957) considered this to be probably a synonym of B. ovis, but Neitz (1956) accepted it as a valid species.