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Table II.

Haemosporidia of Chiroptera.

Host Genus Species Authors Gametocyte type Schizont location
Nycteridae Nycteris arge Nycteria erardi Rosin , Landau et al., 1978 M HEP
Nycteris capensis Nycteria medusiformis Garnahm & Heisch, 1953 M HEP
Nycteris nana Nycteria houini Rosin , Landau et al., 1978 M HEP
Nycteris thebaica Nycteria medusiformis Garnahm & Heisch, 1953 M HEP

Vespertilionidae Eptesicus fuscus Bioccala deanei (Garnahm Lainson et al., 1971,)** F RES
Vespertilio murinus Bioccala murinus (Dionisi, 1899) F RES

Miniopteridae Miniopterus minor Polychromophilus adami Landau, Rosin, et al., 1980a M RES
Miniopterus minor Bioccala murinus (Dionisi, 1899) F RES
Miniopterus schreibersi Polychromophilus melaniferus (Dionisi, 1899) M RES
Miniopterus schreibersi Polychromophilus corradettii Landau, Rosin, et al., 1980a M RES
Miniopterus schreibersi Bioccala murinus (Dionisi, 1899) F RES
Myotis myotis Bioccala murinus (Dionisi, 1899) F RES
Myotis natterei Bioccala murinus (Dionisi, 1899) F RES
Myotis nigricans Bioccala deanei (Garnahm, Lainson et al., 1971) ** F RES

Pteropodidae Cynopterus sphinx Hepatocystis garnhami Landau, 1981 V HEP
Dobsonia moluccensis Hepatocystis pteropi manwelli Garnahm, 1966 V HEP
Epomops franqueti Hepatocystis brosseti Miltgen, Landau et al., 1977 V HEP
Epomops franqueti Hepatocystis epomophori (Rodhain, 1926) V HEP
Hypsignatus monstrosus Hepatocystis carpenteri Miltgen, Landau et al., 1980 V HEP
Lyssonycteris smithi Plasmodium voltaicum Van der Kaay, 1964 V HEP
Myonycteris torquata Hepatocystis perronae Landau and Adam, 1971 V HEP
Pteropus alecto Johnsprentia copemani Landau, Chavatte et al., 2012 V RES
Pteropus alecto Sprattiella alecto Landau, Chavatte et al., 2012 V RES
Pteropus alecto Hepatocystis levinei Landau, Humpherey-Smith et al., 1985 V HEP
Pteropus gouldii Hepatocystis pteropi (Breinl, 1913) V HEP
Pteropus poliocephalus Hepatocystis levinei Landau, Humpherey-Smith et al., 1985 V HEP
Roussetus leachi Plasmodium rousseti Van Riel, Herniaux-L’Hoëst et al., 1951 V HEP

Hipposideridae Hipposideros armiger Hepatocystis sp. Manwell & Kuntz, 1966 V HEP
Hipposideros bicolor Bioccala sp. Eyles, Dunn et al., 1962 F RES*
Hipposideros cyclops Dionisia bunoi Landau, Chabaud et al., 1980b ♀F ♂V RES*
Hipposideros cyclops Plasmodium cyclopsi Landau & Chabaud, 1978 M HEP
Hipposideros galeritus Hepatocystis bainae Mialhe & Landau, 1977 V HEP
Hipposideros galeritus Hepatocystis rodhaini Landau, Miltgen et al., 1976b V HEP
Hipposideros larvatus Biguetiella minuta Landau, Baccam et al., 1984 M HEP
Hipposideros larvatus Hepatocystis sp. Duval, Robert et al., 2007 V HEP*
Hipposideros larvatus Nycteria brucechwatti Landau, Baccam et al., 1984 M RES

Rhinolophidae Rhinolophus hildebrandti Nycteria congolensis (Krampitz & Anciaux de Faveaux, 1960) M HEP
Rhinolophus sylvestris Nycteria gabonensis Rosin, Landau et al., 1978 M HEP
Rhinolophus sp. Nycteria krampitzi Rosin, Landau et al., 1978 M HEP

Type of gametocytes: M = “malariae”, F = “falciparum” and V = “vivax”; site of schizogony: HEP = hepatocyte and RES = reticulo-endothelial system.

(*)

indicate the potential location of schizogony which is unknown;

(**)

redescribed from Eptesicus fuscus by Marinkelle (1995) who change the genus name Polychromophilus by Bioccala. The reference of the authors of each taxa are listed in the references.

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