The characteristic features of the Sporozoite state of Plasmodium are:
- Sickle shaped (10-14µm in length and 1 µm in breadth) with both ends pointed.
- Covered by two membranes, the inner one is rigid while the outer one is wavy.
- Apical part constitutes the apical complex.
- Nucleus situated in the micropyle present in the broad central portion of the body.