This species is now regarded as restricted to the central eastern Australian coast. Records of this species from southern Australia actually refer to Thyone flindersi, and previous tropical records (Torres Strait, Guam) cannot be confirmed. See O'Loughlin et al, 2012.
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2016-05-12 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
Rowe, F.W.E. Gates, J., 1995, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 33. Echinodermata. CSIRO, East Melbourne
Scientific Name verified against:
O'Loughlin, P.M., Barmos, S., Vandenspiegel, D., 2012. The phyllophorid sea cucumbers of southern Australia (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Dendrochirotida: Phyllophoridae)., Memoirs of Museum Victoria, Vol. 69: 269-308.