Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Genus Uroptychus Henderson, 1888


Excluded Taxa


Chirostylidae: Uroptychus pilosus Baba, 1981 [Uroptychus pilosus as mentioned by Ahyong & Poore (2004: 71, fig. 21) from New South Wales, is an undescribed species] — Baba, K., Macpherson, E., Poore, G.C.B., Ahyong, S.T., Bermudez, A., Cabezas, P., Lin, C-W, Nizinski, M., Rodrigues, C. & Schnabel, K.E. 2008. Catalogue of squat lobsters of the world (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura—families Chirostylidae, Galatheidae and Kiwaidae). Zootaxa 1905: 1-220 [Date published 15 Oct. 2008] [40]




New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific Oceans.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Lord Howe Province (14), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Province (17), Timor Province (2), Macquarie Island Province (24), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northwest Transition (3), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

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-May-2022 DECAPODA Latreille, 1802 10-May-2022 MODIFIED
05-Aug-2020 DECAPODA Latreille, 1802 04-May-2022 MODIFIED
05-Dec-2019 DECAPODA Latreille, 1802 10-May-2022 MODIFIED Dr Shane Ahyong
22-Dec-2016 DECAPODA Latreille, 1803 10-May-2022 MODIFIED Dr Shane Ahyong
24-Apr-2012 10-May-2022 MODIFIED
24-Apr-2012 10-May-2022 MODIFIED
24-Mar-2010 MODIFIED