Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Craspedochiton laqueatus (Sowerby, 1842)




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

WA, Indo-west Pacific. South Africa to Japan

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)


Timor Transition (1), 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), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: Central W coast, Lower W coast, N coast, NW coast

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, carnivorous, coral reef, rock reef, sublittoral.

Extra Ecological Information

Preys on small crustaceans, particularly isopods.


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-Sep-2014 MODIFIED