Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Stephanometra tenuispina (Hartlaub, 1890)

Generic Combinations

  • Stephanometra echinus (Clark, 1908).
  • Stephanometra tenuispina (Hartlaub, 1890).





Extra Distribution Information

Lizard Island to Bushy Island, QLD; west Pacific Ocean, India. Depth range 0-38 m.

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)


Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: Great Barrier Reef

Oriental Region

  • India
  • West Pacific Ocean

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, marine, suspension feeder, tropical.


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)
15-Sep-2023 26-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)