Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Eimeria toganmainensis Mykytowycz, 1964


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victorian Midlands (VM)

Ecological Descriptors

Parasitic (host(s): Macropus giganteus Shaw, 1790 [MACROPODIDAE] Eastern Grey Kangaroo (syn. M. canguru; faeces); Macropus rufus (Desmarest, 1822) [MACROPODIDAE] Red Kangaroo (syn. Megalia rufus; faeces); Macropus rufogriseus (Desmarest, 1817) [MACROPODIDAE] Red-necked Wallaby (syn. M. bennetti; faeces); Macropus eugenii (Desmarest, 1817) [MACROPODIDAE] Tammar Wallaby (faeces); Macropus fuliginosus (Desmarest, 1817) [MACROPODIDAE] Western Grey Kangaroo (faeces)).

Associated Fauna References

Arundel J.H., Beveridge I. & Presidente P.J. 1979. Parasites and pathological findings in enclosed and free-ranging populations of Macropus rufus (Demarest) (Marsupialia) at Menindee, New South Wales. Australian Wildlife Research 6: 361-379 (Macropus rufus)

Barker, I.K., O'Callaghan, M.G. & Beveridge, I. 1989. Host-parasite associations of Eimeria spp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) in kangaroos and wallabies of the genus Macropus (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). International Journal for Parasitology 19: 241-263 (Macropus eugenii; Macropus fuliginosus; Macropus rufogriseus; Macropus giganteus)

Callow, L.L. 1984. Animal Health in Australia. Volume 5. Protozoal and Rickettsial Diseases. Canberra : Aust. Govt. Publ. Service. (Macropus rufus)

Mykytowycz, R. 1964. Coccidia in wild populations of the red kangaroo, Megaleia rufa (Desmarest), and the grey kangaroo, Macropus canguru (Muller). Parasitology 54: 105-115 (Macropus rufus)

Pellerdy, L.P. 1969. Catalogue of Eimeriidea (Protozoa, Sporozoa). Supplementum I. Budapest : Akademiai Kiado. (Macropus rufus)


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 23-Feb-2016 MODIFIED
24-Aug-2011 ADDED