Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Genus Cyclospora Schneider, 1881



Cyanobacteria-like or coccidia-like bodies (CLB); forming oocysts with two sporocysts, each with two sporozoites.



IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Australian Alps (AA), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP)

Ecological Descriptors

Parasitic (host(s): Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 [HOMINIDAE] Human (faeces)).

Extra Ecological Information

Unidentified species of Cyclospora have been found in the listed parasite hosts.


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)
23-Feb-2016 EIMERIIDAE Minchin, 1903 23-Feb-2016 MODIFIED
03-Dec-2014 APICOMPLEXA Levine, 1970 03-Feb-2016 MODIFIED
26-Jul-2012 26-Jul-2012 MODIFIED
23-Aug-2011 ADDED