Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Pachycheles sculptus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)



Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west central Pacific Oceans (Mergui Archipelago to Ryukyu Islands and French Polynesia).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, coral reef, low intertidal, subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

Under stones and in coral heads, typically lower intertidal to 180 m depth, but has apparently been dredged to 1800 m.


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)