Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Scissurella coronata Watson, 1886

Compiler and date details

September 2014 - Des Beechey & Winston F. Ponder, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

December 2012 - Des Beechey, Peter U. Middelfart, Winston F. Ponder & Stephanie Baccarella, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia.


Scissurella coronata Watson, 1886 was declared a nomen dubium by Geiger (2012), but he did provide an alternate name. Jansen (1999) used the name Scissurella coronata Watson, 1886 for specimens from tropical Australia.




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

North West Cape, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland south to Heron Island; Middleton Reef Coral Sea; Fiji; Loyalty Islands; Moorea; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Malaysia.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, coral reef, intertidal, marine, shallow subtidal, subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

To 35 m.


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)
04-Sep-2014 SCISSURELLOIDEA 04-Sep-2014 MODIFIED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Stephanie Baccarella (AM) Dr Peter Middelfart (AM) Dr Winston Ponder (AM)
25-Jul-2011 MODIFIED