Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Coenobita perlatus H. Milne Edwards, 1837




Extra Distribution Information

NE Herald Cay; Indo-west Pacific Oceans.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Ecological Descriptors

Nocturnal, supratidal, terrestrial.

Extra Ecological Information

Offshore islands, commonly found in turban shells, shelters under logs and litter during day.


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)
24-Apr-2012 24-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)