Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Lingula rostrum (Shaw, 1797)




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Verified distribution from northern NSW to NE Queensland, and Broome.

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)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: Central E coast, Gulf of Carp., Lower E coast, N coast, NE coast, NW coast
  • New Caledonia
  • Papua New Guinea

Oriental Region

  • China (People's Republic)
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines

Palaearctic Region

  • Japan

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, filter-feeder, intertidal, marine, shallow subtidal.


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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)