Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Genus Bubalus Smith, 1827



Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

The Palaearctic, Ethiopian, Oriental and Neotropial Regions and also in the Philippine Ils, Guam, Timor and Papua New Guinea by introduction as a domesticated species, probably native only to S and SE Asia.

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


NT, Qld, WA: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Central Arnhem (CA), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Pine Creek (PCK), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Afrotropical Region

  • Ethiopia

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Northern Territory: N Gulf, N coastal
    • Queensland: N Gulf
    • Western Australia: N coastal
  • Guam
  • Papua New Guinea

Neotropical Region

Oriental Region

  • Indonesia
  • Philippines

Palaearctic Region

Distribution References

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)
16-Dec-2010 19-Mar-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)