Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Family AMEIRIDAE Monard, 1927

Compiler and date details

31 May 2007 - G.K. Walker-Smith & K. Chilton-Lahey


Species in the family Ameiridae can be found in a wide range of sediment types and occur in marine and freshwater. Worldwide, nearly 100 species and subspecies occur in freshwater habitats (Boxshall & Halsey 2004); here we list 11 genera and 20 species for Australia.

See Boxshall and Halsey (2004) for more details, as well as a key to the genera.


ID Keys

See Boxshall & Halsey (2004).


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)
26-Jul-2012 26-Jul-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED