Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Genus Pontogenia Claparède, 1868



Queensland, Western Australia

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)


Lord Howe Province (14), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: Bass Strait, Great Barrier Reef, Lower W coast, NE coast
    • Lord Howe Island

Oriental Region

  • Indonesia


—Grube, A.-E. 1878. Annulata Semperiana. Beiträge zur kenntniss der annelidenfauna der Philippinen nach den von Herrn Prof. Semper mitgebrachten sammlungen. Mémoires l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St.-Petersbourg 7 25: ix 1–300 pls 1–15 [19].
—Pettibone, M.H. 1966. Heteraphrodita altoni, a new genus and species of polychaete worm (Polychaeta, Aphroditae) from deep water off Oregon, and a revison of the aphroditid genera. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 79: 95–107 [98].
—Hutchings, P. & McRae, J. 1993. The Aphroditidae (Polychaeta) from Australia, together with a redescription of the Aphroditidae collected during the Siboga Expedition. Records of the Australian Museum 45: 279–363 [343].


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)
17-Oct-2023 07-Oct-2010 MODIFIED
17-Oct-2023 07-Sep-2010 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)