Species Bradiopsylla echidnae (Denny, 1843)
- Pulex echidnae Denny, H. 1843. Description of six supposed new species of parasites. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 12: 312-316 .
Type data:Status unknown, whereabouts unknown (probably lost), Tasmania (as Van Diemen's Land).
Type host:Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792) [TACHYGLOSSIDAE] (as Echidna hystrix)
Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria
ACT, NSW, Qld, Tas, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Flinders (FLI), King (KIN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), 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), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Wet Tropics (WT)
Original AFD Distribution Data
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales: Murray-Darling basin, SE coastal
- Queensland: NE coastal
- Victoria: SE coastal
Ectoparasitic (host(s): Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792) [TACHYGLOSSIDAE] Short-beaked Echidna), sanguinivore.
Extra Ecological Information
An apparently specific parasite of the echidna.
History of changes
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