Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Haplostylus indicus (Hansen, 1910)




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

20ºN–35ºS Indian Ocean, west Pacific Ocean.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef, marine, oceanic, pelagic.


General References

Carleton, J.H. & Hamner, W.M. 1989. Resident mysids: community structure, abundance and small-scale distributions in a coral reef lagoon. Marine Biology, Berlin 102: 461-472

Dakin, W.J. & Colefax, A.N. 1940. The plankton of the Australian coastal waters off New South Wales. Part I. Publications of the University of Sydney, Department of Zoology. Monograph 1: 1-215

Fenton, G.E. 1990. Haplostylus tattersalli sp. nov. from Bass Strait, Australia (Crustacea: Mysidae: Gastrosaccinae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 50(2): 443-450

Greenwood, J.G., Greenwood, J. & Wooldridge, T.H. 1991. Descriptions of two estuarine species of Haplostylus (Crustacea, Mysidacea). Journal of Plankton Research 13(3): 513-528

Hatzakis, A. 1977. Contribution a l'étude des Gastrosaccinae (Crustacea, Mysidacea) de la Meditérranée. Description de Haplostylus bacescui n.sp. et revision de la nomenclature des Haplostylus et Gastrosaccus Méditerranéens. Biologia Gallo-Hellenica. Athens 6: 271-287

Mauchline, J. & Murano, M. 1977. World list of the Mysidacea, Crustacea. Journal of the Tokyo University of Fisheries [formerly Journal of the Tokyo College of Fisheries] 64: 39-88

Tattersall, W.M. 1912. On the Mysidacea and Euphausiacea collected in the Indian Ocean during 1905. Reports of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, under the leadership of Mr J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A. Vol. 4 Pt 1 No. 9. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 2 15: 119-136 2 pls [125]

Tattersall, W.M. 1940. Report on a small collection of Mysidacea from the coastal waters of New South Wales. Records of the Australian Museum 20: 327-340


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 PERACARIDA Calman, 1904 24-May-2022 MODIFIED Lauren Timms (NMV) Dr Genefor Walker-Smith (NMV)
05-Aug-2022 06-Mar-2013 MODIFIED
05-Aug-2022 07-Oct-2010 MODIFIED
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED