Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Leodora knightjonesi De Silva, 1965

Compiler and date details

Jan 2011 - P. Hutchings & M. Yerman, Australian Museum, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia





Extra Distribution Information

West Indies and Red Sea.

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
  • Hawaii

Oriental Region

  • Sri Lanka

Ecological Descriptors


Extra Ecological Information

Commonly found on intertidal rocks.



Leodora knightjonesi.
—Vine, P.J., Bailey-Brock, J.H. & Straughan, D. 1972. Spirorbinae (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) of the Hawaiian Chain. Part II. Pacific Science 26: 150–182 [172–175, figs 8e, 13].


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)
17-Oct-2023 15-Feb-2011 MODIFIED
17-Oct-2023 03-Nov-2010 MODIFIED
17-Oct-2023 09-Aug-2010 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)