Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Diadumene lineata (Verrill, 1870)

Generic Combinations




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Atlantic: United Kingdom, Argentina. Pacific: Singapore, Hawaii, Canada

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southwest Shelf Province (31)

Ecological Descriptors




Smooth green column with longitudinal white and yellow, orange, or even red lines, singly or in pairs. Column rarely more than a few millimetres across and high. Oral disc of those with red lines may have red spot at base of some tentacles; oral disc may be solid dark colour or a wedge may be white. Tentacles typically dark but rare ones may be cream colour. Can emit acontia when disturbed.


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)
05-Aug-2022 NYNANTHEAE Carlgren, 1899 13-Aug-2013 MOVED Dr Bronwen Scott
19-Nov-2010 ADDED