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Species Chilomastix mesnili (Wenyon, 1910)


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IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Australian Alps (AA), Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Kimberley (CK), Coolgardie (COO), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Dampierland (DL), Esperance Plains (ESP), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), Northern Kimberley (NK), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Parasitic (host(s): Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 [HOMINIDAE] Human (faeces, gut); Sus scrofa Linnaeus, 1758 [SUIDAE] Pig (faeces)).

Associated Fauna References

Bearup, A.J., Lawrence, J.J. & Heydon, G.A.M. 1949. The incidence of parasitic infections in New South Wales. Medical Journal of Australia 2: 7-10 (Homo sapiens)

Hampton, J., Spencer, P.B.S., Elliot, A.D. & Thompson, R.C.A. 2006. Prevalence of zoonotic pathogens from feral pigs in major public drinking water catchments in Western Australia. EcoHealth 3: 103-108 (Sus scrofa)

Mackerras, M.J. 1958. Catalogue of Australian mammals and their recorded internal parasites. Part I. Monotremes and marsupials. Part II. Eutheria. Part III. Introduced herbivora and the domestic pig. Part IV. Man. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 83: 101-160 (Homo sapiens)

Maplestone, P.A. 1921. Human intestinal protozoa in north Queensland. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 14: 283-293 (Homo sapiens)

Meloni, B.P., Thompson, R.C.A., Hopkins, R.M., Reynoldson, J.A. & Gracey, M. 1993. The prevalence of Giardia and other intestinal parasites in children, dogs and cats from Aboriginal communities in the Kimberely. Medical Journal of Australia 158: 157-159 (Homo sapiens)

Stark, D., Fotedar, R., Van Hal, S., Beebe, N., Marriott, D., Ellis, J.T. & Harkness, J. 2007. Prevalence of enteric protozoa in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive and HIV-negative men who have sex with men from Sydney, Australia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 76: 549-552 (Homo sapiens)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
12-Mar-2015 12-Mar-2015 MOVED
12-Mar-2015 EXCAVATA Cavalier-Smith, 2002 (emend. Simpson (2003)) 12-Mar-2015 MOVED
12-Mar-2015 SARCOMASTIGOPHORA Honigberg & Balamuth, 1934 12-Mar-2015 MODIFIED
26-Jul-2012 12-Mar-2015 MODIFIED
20-Jul-2011 ADDED