Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Prionocidaris bispinosa (Lamarck, 1816)


Generic Combinations

  • Prionocidaris bispinosa (Lamarck, 1816).




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Mandurah, WA to Port Curtis, Qld; east Indo-west Pacific Ocean. Depth range 18-125 m, Eocene deposits from Egypt

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)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, inshore, tropical.


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