Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Laetmonice producta Grube, 1878



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)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Antarctic Region

  • Subantarctic Islands

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: Bass Strait
    • 200 mile fishing zone: SE oceanic

Oriental Region

  • India

Palaearctic Region

  • Japan

Ecological Descriptors

Continental rise, continental shelf.

Extra Ecological Information

457–2377 m depth.



Laetmonice producta.
—McIntosh, W.C. 1885. Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the years 1873–76. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, Zoology 12: 1–554 [39–44, pl. 4 & 6].
—Horst, R. 1917. Polychaeta Errantia of the Siboga Expedition. Part II Aphroditidae and Chrysopetalidae. Siboga-Expeditie, Leiden 24b: 1–143 [54–56, pl. 13].
—Moore, J.P. 1903. Polychaeta from the coastal slope of Japan and from Kamchatka and Bering Sea. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 55: 401–490 [420].
—Izuka, A. 1912. The Errantia Polychaeta of Japan. Tokyo Journal of Collective Science 30: 1–262 [82–84].
—Hutchings, P. & McRae, J. 1993. The Aphroditidae (Polychaeta) from Australia, together with a redescription of the Aphroditidae collected during the Siboga Expedition. Records of the Australian Museum 45: 279–363 [333–336, figs 45–46].


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)
22-Feb-2022 07-Oct-2010 MODIFIED
22-Feb-2022 07-Sep-2010 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)