Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Vasticardium philippinense (Hedley, 1899)

Compiler and date details

December 2010 - Peter U. Middelfart, Winston F. Ponder & Des Beechey, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia


Miscellaneous Literature Names



Huber (2010: 681) does not include Australia in the distribution for Vasticardium philippinense (Hedley, 1899. However, it is included here until further resolution of this species.




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Central Indo-west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Christmas Island Province (23), 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)

Ecological Descriptors

In coral rubble, marine, sand, sublittoral.

Extra Ecological Information

5-50 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)
11-Aug-2014 11-Aug-2014 MOVED
11-Aug-2014 CARDIIDAE 21-Apr-2011 MOVED Dr Winston Ponder (AM) Mr Des Beechey (AM) Dr Peter Middelfart (AM)
12-Apr-2011 MODIFIED