Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Scissurella spinosa Geiger & Jansen, 2004

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.




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Western Pacific; from southern Japan to Sydney, Thailand to French Polynesia

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Algae, coral rubble, marine.


General References

Geiger, D.L. 2012. Monograph of the Little Slit Shells. Santa Barbara : Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Vol. 1 pp. 1-728. [Date published 30 October 2012] [307] (as Geiger & Jansen, 2004)


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)
SCISSURELLOIDEA 23-Jul-2014 ADDED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Stephanie Baccarella (AM) Dr Peter Middelfart (AM) Dr Winston Ponder (AM)