Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Genus Neopetrolisthes Miyake, 1937

  • Neopetrolisthes Miyake, S. 1937. A new crab-shaped anomuran living commensally with a gigantic sea-anemone (Neopetrolisthes ohshimai gen. et sp. nov.). Zoological Magazine, Tokyo 49: 34-36 [34].
    Type species:
     Neopetrolisthes ohshimai Miyake, 1937 by monotypy (here treated as a junior subjective synonym of N. maculatus (H. Milne Edwards), but see additional comments under that species account).




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west-central-Pacific Ocean.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northwest Transition (3), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northwest Province (4), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

  • Haig, J. 1979. Expédition Rumphius II (1975) Crustacés parasites, commensaux, etc. (Th. Monod et R. Seréne, éd.) V. Porcellanidae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris 1(1): 119-136

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)