Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Genus Amphiura Forbes, 1843

Compiler and date details

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

Excluded Taxa


AMPHIURIDAE: Amphiura (Amphiura) lymani Stuber, 1885 — Baker, A.N. 1979. Some Ophiuroidea from the Tasman Sea and adjacent waters. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 6: 21-51, figs 1-8 [40] (recorded specimens from Norfolk Island and Westernport Bay, VIC); Rowe, F.W.E. & Gates, J. 1995. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Vol. 33 Echinodermata. Melbourne : CSIRO Australia 510 pp. [349] (listed as from Australian waters); O'Hara 2012. Australian Faunal Directory, Ophiuroidea, (identification uncertain following examination of tiny juvenile specimen)




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Lord Howe Province (14), Northeast Province (18), Timor Province (2), Norfolk Island Province (21), Macquarie Island Province (24), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northwest Transition (3), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northwest Province (4), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Other Regions

Heard & McDonald Islands (Aust. Terr.)

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)
18-Aug-2021 OPHIUROIDEA 18-Aug-2021 MODIFIED
18-Aug-2021 OPHIURIDA 10-Aug-2021 MODIFIED
22-Jul-2013 18-Aug-2021 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)