This species is currently not regarded as part of the Australian fauna (see Castro, 2007), and previous records from Australian waters are probably based on mis-identifications and need to be verified.
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2016-05-10 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
Castro, P., 2007. A reappraisal of the family Goneplacidae MacLeay, 1838 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura) and revision of the subfamilyGoneplacinae, with the description of 10 new genera and 18 new species., Zootaxa, Vol. 29: 609-774.