Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Ophioleuce regulare (Koehler, 1901)

Compiler and date details

2012 - Tim O'Hara, Museum Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia

Generic Combinations

  • Ophioleuce regulare (Koehler, 1901).




Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Antarctic, South Africa, South America, South Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Macquarie Island Province (24)

Other Regions

Australian Antarctic Territory

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, inshore, marine.


General References

Clark, H.L. 1915. Catalogue of recent ophiurans: based on the collection of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University 25(4): 165-376, pls 1-20 [346] (as Ophiopyren regularis)

Fell, H.B. 1961. The fauna of the Ross Sea. Part 1 Ophiuroidea. Memoirs of the New Zealand Oceanographic Institute 18: 9-79, 8 figs, 19 pls [45-46, pl. 6(2,3)] (as Ophiopyren regularis)

Koehler, R. 1912. Échinodermes (Astéries, Ophiures et Échinides). 272 pp, 16 pls in Deuxième Expédition Antarctique Française (1908–10). Paris. [102, pl.9(4-10,13-15)] (as Ophiopyren regulare)

Koehler, R. 1922. Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea. Scientific Reports of the Australasian Antarctic Research Expedition, 1911-1914 8: 1-98 pls 76-90 [36-37, pl. 86(1-2)] (as Ophiopyren regularis)

Madsen, F.J. 1967. Ophiuroidea. Report of the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition, 1928–31 B 9: 123-144, figs 1-8, pl. 1 [129] (as Ophiopyren regularis)

Madsen, F.J. 1983. A review of the Ophioleucinae stat. rev. (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea) with the erection of a new genus Ophiostriatus. Steenstrupia 9(2): 29-69 figs 1-45 [45-48, fig. 7a-g] (as Ophioleuce regulare)

McKnight, D.G. 1984. Echinoderms from Macquarie Island and the Macquarie Ridge. Records of the New Zealand Oceanographic Institute 4(12): 139-147 [145] (as Ophiopyren regularis)

Mortensen, T. 1936. Echinoidea and Ophiuroidea. Discovery Reports 12: 199-348, 53 figs, 9 pls [345-346, fig. 53, pl. 8(1)] (as Ophiopyren regularis)

O'Hara, T.D. 1990. New records of Ophiuridae, Ophiacanthidae and Ophiocomidae (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) from south-eastern Australia. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 50(2): 287-305, 2 figs [293-294] (as Ophioleuce regulare)

O'Hara, T.D. 1999. Systematics and biology of Macquarie Island echinoderms. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 57(2): 167-223 [203, pl. 3i-j] (as Ophioleuce regulare)

Rowe, F.W.E. & Gates, J. 1995. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Vol. 33 Echinodermata. Melbourne : CSIRO Australia 510 pp. [404] (as Ophioleuce regulare)


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)
15-Sep-2023 22-Jul-2013 MODIFIED
29-Mar-2010 MODIFIED