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Stephanocircus concinnus Rothschild, 1916
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Species Stephanocircus concinnus Rothschild, 1916


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Taxon concept Stephanocircus_concinnus last modified 2008-10-09 16:11:37.0

Species Stephanocircus concinnus Rothschild, 1916





Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), NSW North Coast (NNC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Queensland: NE coastal

Ecological Descriptors

Ectoparasitic (host(s): Uromys caudimaculatus (Krefft, 1867) [MURIDAE] Giant White-tailed Rat; Rattus fuscipes (Waterhouse, 1839) [MURIDAE] Bush Rat; Hydromys chrysogaster Geoffroy, 1804 [MURIDAE] Water-rat; Phascogale sp. [DASYURIDAE]), sanguinivore.

Extra Ecological Information

Preferred host Rattus fuscipes .


General References

Dunnet, G.M. & Mardon, D.K. 1974. A monograph of Australian fleas (Siphonaptera). Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 30 : 1-273 [104] (distribution, hosts)

Traub, R. & Dunnet, G.M. 1973. Revision of the Siphonapteran genus Stephanocircus Skuse, 1893 (Stephanocircidae). Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 20 : 41-128 [Date published 11/May/1973] [64]


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-Feb-2010 (import)

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