Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Subgenus Tanysiptera (Uralcyon) Heine, 1860


Excluded Taxa


ALCEDINIDAE: Tanysiptera galatea G.R. Gray, 1859 — Schodde, R. The Australian Faunal Directory, (the Southern Island Pied Oystercatcher is reported but not confirmed from Lord Howe Island; previously assigned CAVS no. 0744)





Extra Distribution Information

New Guinea and New Britain.

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)


Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), NSW North Coast (NNC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Queensland: N Gulf, NE coastal
  • Indonesia
    • Irian Jaya
  • Papua New Guinea

Distribution References

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)
10-Nov-2020 AVES 10-Nov-2020 MODIFIED
09-Nov-2015 ALCEDINIDAE 28-Feb-2020 MODIFIED
28-Oct-2015 ALCEDINIDAE 10-Nov-2020 MODIFIED
10-Nov-2020 MODIFIED