Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Latiaxis mawae (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834)

Flat Topped Coral Shell

Generic Combinations





Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

200 m


Common Name References

Coleman, N. 1975. What Shell is That? Sydney : Lansdowne Press 298 pp. [274, pl. 750] (Flat Topped Coral Shell)


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 MURICIDAE 12-Oct-2011 ADDED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Ingo Burghardt (AM) Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM)
06-Oct-2011 MODIFIED