Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Genus Astropecten Gray, 1840




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

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Norfolk Island Province (21), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), 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), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

General References

Clark, A.M. 1989. An index of names of recent Asteroidea—Part 1: Paxillosida and Notomyotida. pp. 225-347 in Jangoux, M. & Lawrence, J.M. (eds). Echinoderm Studies. Rotterdam : A.A. Balkema Vol. 3. [272] (comments that, according to Downey (personal communication), Astropectinides is 'now considered to be generically distinct')


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)
15-Sep-2023 04-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)