Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Amphioplus (Amphioplus) lobata (Ljungman, 1867)

Compiler and date details

2012 - Tim O'Hara, Museum Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia


Generic Combinations

  • Amphioplus (Amphioplus) lobata (Ljungman, 1867).




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Indian, Indo-Pacific, South Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, inshore, marine.


General References

Baker, A.N. 1979. Some Ophiuroidea from the Tasman Sea and adjacent waters. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 6: 21-51, figs 1-8 [43-44] (as Amphioplus (Amphioplus) lobatus)

Burfield, S.T. 1924. A new species and a new variety of ophiuroid, with notes on a collection of ophiuroidea from the Sudanese Red Sea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 9 13(15): 144-154 figs 1-2 [149] (as Amphioplus lobatus)

Clark, H.L. 1915. Catalogue of recent ophiurans: based on the collection of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University 25(4): 165-376, pls 1-20 [258] (as Amphioplus lobatus)

Clark, H.L. 1932. Echinodermata (other than Asteroidea) of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928–29. Scientific Reports of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-1929 4(7): 197-239 figs 1-9 pl. 1 [203-204] (as Amphioplus lobatus)

Clark, H.L. 1946. The echinoderm fauna of Australia. Its composition and its origin. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 566: 1-567 [205-206] (as Amphioplus lobatus)

Koehler, R. 1926. Revision de quelque ophiures de Ljungman appartenant au Musée d'Historie Naturelle de Stockholm. Archiv für Zoologie [19, pl. 3(5-6)] (as Amphioplus lobatus)

Lyman, T. 1882. Ophiuroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger 1873–1876, Zoology 5: 1-385 pls 1-48 [148] (as Amphiura lobata)

Rowe, F.W.E. & Gates, J. 1995. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Vol. 33 Echinodermata. Melbourne : CSIRO Australia 510 pp. [343] (as Amphioplus (Amphioplus) lobata)


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)
22-Jul-2013 22-Jul-2013 MODIFIED
29-Mar-2010 MODIFIED