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Fibularia volva L. Agassiz, 1847
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Species Fibularia volva L. Agassiz, 1847


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Taxon concept Fibularia_volva last modified 2013-03-20 13:30:34.409

Species Fibularia volva L. Agassiz, 1847





Extra Distribution Information

Torres Strait to Lizard Is. Qld; (Indo-west Pacific Ocean). Depth range shallow to at least 50 m

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)


Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, deposit feeder, inshore, tropical.


General References

Clark, A.M. & Rowe, F.W.E. 1971. Monograph of Shallow-water Indo-west Pacific Echinoderms . London : Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History) 238 pp. 100 figs 31 pls.

Clark, H.L. 1946. The echinoderm fauna of Australia. Its composition and its origin. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 566 : 1-567 [348] (recorded Fibularia volva Agassiz, 1847 in Australia)

Mortensen, T. 1948. A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV (2). Clypeastroida. Clypeastridae, Arachnoididae, Fibulariidae, Laganidae and Scutellidae . Copenhagen : C.A. Reitzel 471 pp. 258 figs 72 pls. [214] (records op. cit. appear to be misidentifications of Fibularia oblonga Gray, 1851)

Rowe, F.W.E. in Rowe, F.W.E. & Gates, J. 1995. Echinodermata. In, Wells, A. (ed.). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Vol. 33 . Melbourne : CSIRO Australia xiii 510 pp. [Date published 30 May 1995] (Australian distribution uncertain)


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)
17-Feb-2012 17-Feb-2012 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)

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