Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Astroglymma sculptum (Döderlein, 1896)

Compiler and date details

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


Generic Combinations

  • Astrodactylus robillardi (de Loriol, 1899).
  • Astroglymma sculptum (Döderlein, 1896).




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indian, Indo-Pacific, North Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, marine.


General References

Baker, A.N. 1980. Euryalinid Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) from Australia, New Zealand, and the south-west Pacific Ocean. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 7: 11-83 figs 1-33 [66] (as Astroglymma sculptum)

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 [190] (as Astrodactylus robillardi)

Döderlein, L. 1911. Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte Ostasiens. Über japonische und andere Euryalae. Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 2(5): 1-123 pls 1-9 [96-97] (as Astrodactylus robillardi)

Imaoka, T., Irimura, S., Okutani, T., Oguro, C., S 1991. Echinoderms from continental shelf and slope around Japan Vol. 2. Tokyo : Japan Fisheries Resource Conservation Association 203 pp. [121, fig. 44] (as Astroglymna sculpta)

Irimura, S. 1981. Ophiurans of Tanabe Bay and its vicinity, with the description of a new species of Ophiocentrus. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory 26(1/3): 15-49, pl. 1 [20] (as Astroglymma sculptum)

Koehler, R. 1930. Ophiures recueillies par le Docteur Th. Mortensen dans les Mers d'Australie et dans l'Archipel Malais. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening i Kjøbenhavn 89: 1-295 pls 1-22 [15-16, pl. 2(10-12)] (as Astroglymna sculptum)

Liao, Y. & Clark, A.M. 1995. The echinoderms of southern China. Beijing : Science Press 614 pp., 23 pls. [170, fig. 74] (as Astroglymna sculptum)

Mortensen, T. 1933. Studies of Indo-Pacific euryalids. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening i Kjøbenhavn 96: 1-75 figs 1-57 pls 1-5 [34-38, fig. 26-27, pl. 3(1-2), 4(1)] (as Astroglymna robillardi; many specimens from one haul)

Mortensen, T. 1934. Echinoderms from Hong Kong. Hong Kong Naturalist Suppl. 3: 3-14, 8 pls [pl. 6] (as Astroglymma sculptum)

Murakami, S. 1944. Note on the ophiurans from Amakusa, Kyusyu. Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Kyushu Imperial University 7(8): 259-280 5 fig 1 pl. [263-264, fig. 1, pl. 1(1)] (as Astroglymna sculptum)

Murakami, S. 1944. Report on the ophiurans from Ogasawara Islands and from on the Yaeyama group, Nippon. Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Kyushu Imperial University 7(7): 235-257, 14 figs [248] (as Astroglymna sculptum)

Rowe, F.W.E. & Gates, J. 1995. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Vol. 33 Echinodermata. Melbourne : CSIRO Australia 510 pp. [365] (as Astroglymna sculptum)


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 MODIFIED