Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Mathilda decorata Hedley, 1903


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

New Caledonia, New Zealand.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Ecological Descriptors



General References

Bieler, R. 1988. Phylogenetic relationships in the gastropod family Architectonicidae, with notes on the family Mathildidae (Allogastropoda). pp. 205-240 in Ponder, W.F. (ed.). Prosobranch phylogeny: Proceedings of a symposium held at the 9th International Malacological Congress, Edinburgh. Malacological Review Supplement 4: 205-240 [215, figs. 10, 11]

Bieler, R. 1995. Mathildidae from New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Heterobranchia). pp. 595-641 in Bouchet, P. (ed.). Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM, 14. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris [1936-1950] 167: 1-654 [607]

Cotton, B.C. 1959. Chapter 5. South Australian Gastropoda. Marine, Estuarine, land and Freshwater. pp. 332-448 in Cotton, B.C. South Australian Mollusca. Archaeogastropoda. Handbook of the Flora and Fauna of South Australia. Adelaide : South Australian Government Printer 449 pp. [358]

Hedley, C. 1918. A checklist of the marine fauna of New South Wales. Part 1. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 51: M1–M120 [M97]

Hedley, C. & Petterd, W.P. 1906. Mollusca from three hundred fathoms, off Sydney. Records of the Australian Museum 6: 211-225 [214]

Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. A reference list of the marine Mollusca of New South Wales. Memoirs of the Australian Museum 11: 1–109 [86]

Laseron, C. 1951. The New South Wales Pyramidellidae and the genus Mathilda. Records of the Australian Museum 22(4): 298-334, figs 1-98 [333, fig. 85] (As Glyptozaria euglypta)

Laseron, C. 1951. The New South Wales Pyramidellidae and the genus Mathilda. Records of the Australian Museum 22(4): 298-334, figs 1-98 [331, fig. 80]

Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. Marine molluscs of Victoria. Melbourne : Melbourne University Press & National Museum of Victoria 475 pp. [99]

May, W.L. 1921. A Checklist of the Mollusca of Tasmania. Hobart, Tasmania : Government Printer 114 pp. [98]

May, W.L. 1923. An illustrated index of Tasmanian shells: with 47 plates and 1052 species. Hobart : Government Printer 100 pp. [Date published 31 July 1923] [pl. 44, fig. 8]


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)
03-Oct-2018 10-Apr-2013 MODIFIED
22-Aug-2011 MODIFIED