Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Neopetrolisthes maculatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Christmas Island, and Indo-west Pacific (Madagascar to Ryukyus and Fiji).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Christmas Island Province (23), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northwest Transition (3), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northwest Province (4), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef, rock reef, subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

Commensal with anemones (Stoichactis, Stichodactyla, Entacmaea and Heteractis species), typically found in breeding pairs.


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)
24-Apr-2012 24-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)