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Species Ardeicola plataleae (Linnaeus, 1758)

  • Pediculus plataleae Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna tria Naturae, secundem Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentis, Synonymis, Locis. Tom.1 Editio decima, reformata. Holmiae : Laurentii Salvii 824 pp. [613] [name erected for Redi's 'Pollino del palletone'].
    Type data:
     Neotype BMNH 348 (on slide), Jiddah, Arabia.
    Subsequent designation references:
    Clay, T. & Hopkins, G.H.E. 1950. The early literature on Mallophaga (part I. 1758–1762). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 1(3): 221-272 pls 1-2 [246].
    Type locality references:
    Clay, T. & Hopkins, G.H.E. 1950. The early literature on Mallophaga (part I. 1758–1762). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 1(3): 221-272 pls 1-2 [246].
    Type host:
     Platalea leucorodia Linnaeus, 1758
    Secondary source:
     Hopkins, G.H.E. & Clay, T. 1952. A Checklist of the Genera & Species of Mallophaga. London : Trustees of the British Museum 362 pp. [41].

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Host record only.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Central Arnhem (CA), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Coolgardie (COO), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), Northern Kimberley (NK), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Nullarbor (NUL), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Pilbara (PIL), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tanami (TAN), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Wet Tropics (WT), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Ectoparasitic (host(s): Platalea regia Gould, 1838 [THRESKIORNITHIDAE] Royal Spoonbill).

Extra Ecological Information

Feather-feeder.

 

General References

Clay, T. & Hopkins, G.H.E. 1950. The early literature on Mallophaga (part I. 1758–1762). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 1(3): 221-272 pls 1-2 [245] (systematics, illustrations)

Murray, M.D., Palma, R.L. & Pilgrim, R.L.C. 1990. Ectoparasites of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds. pp. 1365-1374 in Marchant, S. & Higgins, P.J. (eds). Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. Melbourne : Oxford University Press Vol. 1. [1373] (Australasian record)

 

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)
19-Jul-2012 23-Jul-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)