A new species, Eimeria mauritiensis (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) is reported from the pink pigeon, Nesoenas mayeri (Aves: Columbiformes) in Mauritius. Oocysts are sub-spherical 17.8 × 19.7 (16-19 × 1822) µm: Shape index (mean length/mean width) 1.1. A micropyle, oocyst residuum and polar granules are absent. Sporocysts are 6.6 × 12.0 (6-7 × 8-14) µm with Stieda and substieda bodies.
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