Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Petrolisthes tomentosus (Dana, 1852)




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west central Pacific Oceans.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef, low intertidal, shallow subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

Under rocks, on dead coral, or around base of living coral, to 11 m depth.


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)