Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Epitonium auritum (Sowerby, 1844)




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific. Wilson (1993) gives a range from Ningaloo Reef, around northern Australia to Cairns, Queensland, but there are no records available from northern WA or NT to support this range. Also, India, Japan south to Australia.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Intertidal, marine, subtidal.


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)
01-Jun-2021 LITTORINIMORPHA Golikov & Starobogatov, 1975 26-Mar-2019 MODIFIED
01-Jun-2021 EPITONIOIDEA 23-Jun-2016 MODIFIED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM) Lyn Randall
13-Nov-2013 MODIFIED