Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Asterodiscides pinguiculus Rowe, 1977




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Known only from the type locality off Bernier Island WA. Depth range 23-27 m.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, marine, tropical.


General References

Rowe, F.W.E. 1985. Six new species of Asterodiscides A.M. Clark (Echinodermata: Asteroidea), with a discussion of the origin and distribution of the Asterodiscididae and other 'amphi-Pacific' echinoderms. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris [published 1907-1971] 4 7(A,3): 531-577 fig. 1 pls 1-6 (specimen recorded in original description from Exmouth Gulf referred to Asterodiscides macroplax Rowe, 1977)


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)
04-Dec-2012 04-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)