Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Epacrosina fulva (Blochmann, 1906)



New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia

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)


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)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: Bass Strait, Central E coast, G. Aust. Bight, Lower E coast, S Gulfs coast, SW coast, Tas. Coast

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, filter-feeder, marine.


General References

Blochmann, F. 1913. Some Australian Brachiopods. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1913: 112-115 [112, pl. 10, 12, figs 1-6, 12a, 12b] (synonymy, long description, record from east coast of Tasmania; Terebratula uva Broderip, 1853: 142, pl. 22, fig. 2, is either misidentified in earlier works or an invalid name)

Cooper, G.A. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda), Triassic to Recent: a study of the Brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50: 445 [256]

Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1943. A systematic list of the Echinodermata, Foraminifera, Hydroida, Brachiopoda of southern Australia. Journal of the Malacological Society of Australia 3: 1-36 [32]

Dall, W.H. 1920. Annotated List of the recent Brachiopoda in the collection of the United States National Museum with descriptions of 33 new forms. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 57: 261-377 [317] (Vic. record)

Hedley, C. 1918. A checklist of the marine fauna of New South Wales. Part 1. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 51: M1–M120 [113] (NSW record)

May, W.L. 1921. A Checklist of the Mollusca of Tasmania. Hobart, Tasmania : Government Printer 114 pp. [106] (Tas. record)

May, W.L. 1923. An illustrated index of Tasmanian shells: with 47 plates and 1052 species. Hobart : Government Printer 100 pp. [Date published 31 July 1923] [pl. 47, fig. 13] (illustration, record from Tas.)

Richardson, J.R. 1997. Chapter 19. Brachiopods (Phylum Brachiopoda). pp. 999-1027 in Shepherd, S.A. & Davies, M. (eds). Marine invertebrates of Southern Australia. Richmond, SA : South Australian Research and Development Institute & Flora and Fauna of South Australia Handbook Committee Vol. 3 pp. 902-1264. [1017] (fig. 19.10a, b; description, distribution, ecology)


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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)