Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Phyllacanthus irregularis Mortensen, 1928




South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Port Willunga, SA to Houtman Abrolhos, WA (LM). Depth range not stated, considered littoral.

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: Great Australian Bight, Lower W coast, S Gulfs coast, SW coast

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, temperate.


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 11-May-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)