Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Pagurus hirtimanus (Miers, 1880)




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific Oceans (Red Sea to Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Japan, New Guinea and Fiji).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


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

Ecological Descriptors

Low intertidal, sand bottom, subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

Depth to 15 m.


General References

Lewinsohn, Ch. 1969. Die Anomuren des Roten Meeres (Crustacea Decapoda: Paguridea, Galatheidea, Hippidea). Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) 104: 1-213 [63] (discussed differences between P. sinuatus (Stimpson, 1858) and P. hirtimanus)

Stephenson, W., Endean, R. & Bennett, I. 1958. An ecological survey of the marine fauna of Low Isles, Queensland. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 9: 261-318 figs 1-2 pls 1-11 (recorded from Low Isles, N QLD, under the name Pagurus janitor Alcock, 1905)


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
25-Aug-2010 MODIFIED