Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Stellaster childreni Gray, 1840


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy


Generic Combinations

  • Stellaster equestris (Bruzelius, 1805).




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

NW Shelf, WA to east of mouth of Clarence River, NSW; Indo-west Pacific Ocean. Depth range 5-190 m.

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 Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, inshore, marine, 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 ECHINODERMATA 22-Aug-2023 MODIFIED Nish Nizar (NMV)
15-Sep-2023 04-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)