The Coccidia of Ciconiiformes
(bitterns, egrets, flamingos, herons, ibis, stork)

Compiled by
Donald W. Duszynski1, Steve J. Upton2, and Lee Couch1

1Department of Biology, University of New Mexico
2Division of Biology, Kansas State University

Supported by NSF-PEET DEB 9521687

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Updated: 24 January 1999
Comments: (Duszynski)
or (Upton)

Eimeria ardae Shamsuddin & Jasim, 1980

Host: Ardea purpurea (Purple heron - Ardeidae)
Reference: Shamsuddin & Jasim 1980

Eimeria ardeae Dubinin, 1939

Host: Ardea cinerea (Grey heron - Ardeidae), Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-crowned night heron)
Reference: Dubinin 1939

Eimeria bazi Chauhan & Bhatia, 1970

Host: Pseudibis papillosa (White-shouldered ibis - Threskiornithidae)
Reference: Chauhan & Bhatia 1970

Eimeria garzettae Golemansky & Kuldjieva, 1980

Host: Egretta garzetta (Little egret - Ardeidae)
Reference: Golemansky & Kuldjieva 1980

Eimeria sp. of Faust & Pappas, 1977

Host: Phoenicopterus chiliensis (Chilean flamingo - Phoenicopteridae)
Reference: Faust & Pappas 1977

Eimeria sp. of Faust & Pappas, 1977

Host: Phoenicopterus ruber (Greater flamingo - Phoenicopteridae)
Reference: Faust & Pappas 1977


Chauhan, P.P.S., and Bhatia, B.B. 1970. Eimerian oocysts from Pseudibis papillosa. Indian Journal of Microbiology 10: 53-54.

Dubinin, V.B. 1939. The coccidiosis of the herons in the state Astrakhan reservate. Uchenye Zapiski Leningrad, Gosudarstvennaia Universitet Bubnov (43), Seriya Biologischeskikh Nauk (11): 44-57.

Faust, B.S., and Pappas, P.W. 1977. A survey of coccidia and helminth parasites of birds at the Columbus (Ohio) Zoo. Journal of Zoo Animal Medicine 8: 13-23.

Golemansky, V., and Kuldjieva, D. 1980. Eimeria garzettae sp. n. (Coccidia: Eimeriidae) in the little egret (Egretta garzetta) from Bulgaria. Acta Protozoologica 19: 177-179.

Shamsuddin, M., and Jasim, M.K. 1980. Coccidia of some birds and mammals from Iraq. Bulletin of the Natural History Research Centre (Baghdad). 7: 81-109.