Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Subspecies Golfingia (Golfingia) vulgaris herdmani (Shipley, 1903)



Queensland, South Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Australian distribution — Heron Is., QLD and Proper Bay, Port Lincoln, SA.

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)


Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Afrotropical Region

  • Madagascar
  • Mozambique

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: Great Barrier Reef, S Gulfs coast

Oriental Region

  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand

Ecological Descriptors

Intertidal, sand bottom marine, seagrass, subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

Common in the roots of the seagrass Posidonia.


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)
21-Jul-2023 21-Jul-2023 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)