Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Architectonica perspectiva (Linnaeus, 1758)

Perspective Sundial

Compiler and date details

2011 - Des Beechey & Winston Ponder, Australian Museum, Sydney


Generic Combinations


Miscellaneous Literature Names




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

Extra Distribution Information

Temperate and Tropical Indo-West Pacific, Red Sea, Phillipines; Bieler, 1993: Distribution map fig. 30, p. 44. 'Continuous range throughout subtropical and tropical Indo-West and Central Pacific.'.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, marine, mud-silt, sand, subtidal.


Common Name References

Coleman, N. 1975. What Shell is That? Sydney : Lansdowne Press 298 pp. [14] (Perspective Sundial)


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)
03-Oct-2018 01-May-2013 MODIFIED
09-Sep-2011 MODIFIED