Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Dardanus lagopodes (Forsskål, 1775)




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific Oceans (East Africa, Red Sea to Japan and east to Tahiti and Tuamotu Archipelago).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Cape Province (20), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, intertidal, reef flat, shallow subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

Most typically found in broad-mouthed shells.


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)
24-Apr-2012 02-Jul-2014 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)