Atlas of Life home NatureMapr NatureMapr

Sea StarParvulastra exigua

1 Rock pool seastar at Ben Boyd National Park

3 images

Parvulastra exigua at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019
Parvulastra exigua at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019
Parvulastra exigua at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019

Identification history

Sea Star Parvulastra exigua 18 Jan 2019 Jennyncmg
Sea Star Parvulastra exigua 17 Jan 2019 KerriLee

Author's notes

The seastar was wrapped around the base of an algal frond when I first sighted it (photo 3). I moved it into a clear area of the rockpool, and took the photo of the underside (photo 2), before it quickly righted itself (photo 1)

Be the first to comment


Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby Sightings

Page 1 of 1 pages - image sightings only 68 0 44

Leucopogon parviflorus (Coast Beard heath) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019 Carpobrotus glaucescens (Pigface) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019 Grevillea lanigera (Woolly Grevillea) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019 Westringia fruticosa (Native Rosemary) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019 Senecio pinnatifolius at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019 Unidentified Geometridae (TBC) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019 Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019 Austromegabalanus nigrescens (Giant Rock Barnacle) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019 Gymnothorax prasinus (Green Moray) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019 Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019 Unidentified Hydroid (TBC) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019 Heliocidaris erythrogramma (Sea Urchin) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019 Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019 Heliocidaris tuberculata (Heliocidaris tuberculata) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019 Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019 Senecio pinnatifolius at Ben Boyd National Park - 26 Oct 2018 Leucopogon parviflorus (Coast Beard heath) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018 Grevillea lanigera (Woolly Grevillea) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018 Senecio pinnatifolius at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018 Muehlenbeckia adpressa (Climbing Lignum) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018 Aotus ericoides (Common Aotus) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018 Zieria littoralis (Downy Zieria) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018 Leptospermum laevigatum (Coast Teatree) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018 Zieria littoralis (Downy Zieria) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Aug 2018 Splachnidium rugosum (Splachnidium rugosum) at Ben Boyd National Park - 16 Jun 2018 Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Ben Boyd National Park - 16 Jun 2018 Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-eagle) at Ben Boyd National Park - 16 Jun 2018 Durvillaea potatorum (Bull Kelp) at Ben Boyd National Park - 12 Jan 2018 Leptograpsus variegatus (Leptograpsus variegatus) at Ben Boyd National Park - 12 Jan 2018 Austrocochlea porcata (Zebra top snail) at Ben Boyd National Park - 30 Apr 2017 Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Ben Boyd National Park - 30 Apr 2017 Carpobrotus glaucescens (Pigface) at Ben Boyd National Park - 30 Apr 2017 Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2016 Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2016 Larus pacificus (Pacific Gull) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2016 Larus pacificus (Pacific Gull) at Ben Boyd National Park - 23 Oct 2015 Larus pacificus (Pacific Gull) at Ben Boyd National Park - 20 Sep 2013 Vicia sativa subsp. nigra (Narrow-leaved Vetch) at Ben Boyd National Park - 19 Oct 2003 Acaena novae-zelandiae (Bidgee-widgee) at Ben Boyd National Park - 20 Oct 1996 Carpobrotus glaucescens (Pigface) at Ben Boyd National Park - 19 Oct 1996 Pelargonium australe (Austral Stork's-bill) at Ben Boyd National Park - 19 Oct 1996 Zieria littoralis (Downy Zieria) at Ben Boyd National Park - 7 Jul 1996 Grevillea lanigera (Woolly Grevillea) at Ben Boyd National Park - 3 Jun 1996 Goodenia ovata (Hop Goodenia) at Ben Boyd National Park - 2 Jun 1996
Leucopogon parviflorus (Coast Beard heath) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019
Carpobrotus glaucescens (Pigface) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019
Grevillea lanigera (Woolly Grevillea) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019
Westringia fruticosa (Native Rosemary) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019
Senecio pinnatifolius at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019
Unidentified Geometridae (TBC) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Ben Boyd National Park - 15 Sep 2019
Austromegabalanus nigrescens (Giant Rock Barnacle) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019
Gymnothorax prasinus (Green Moray) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019
Unidentified Hydroid (TBC) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019
Heliocidaris erythrogramma (Sea Urchin) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019
Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019
Heliocidaris tuberculata (Heliocidaris tuberculata) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019
Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Jan 2019
Senecio pinnatifolius at Ben Boyd National Park - 26 Oct 2018
Leucopogon parviflorus (Coast Beard heath) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018
Grevillea lanigera (Woolly Grevillea) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018
Senecio pinnatifolius at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018
Muehlenbeckia adpressa (Climbing Lignum) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018
Aotus ericoides (Common Aotus) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018
Zieria littoralis (Downy Zieria) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018
Leptospermum laevigatum (Coast Teatree) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2018
Zieria littoralis (Downy Zieria) at Ben Boyd National Park - 17 Aug 2018
Splachnidium rugosum (Splachnidium rugosum) at Ben Boyd National Park - 16 Jun 2018
Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Ben Boyd National Park - 16 Jun 2018
Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-eagle) at Ben Boyd National Park - 16 Jun 2018
Durvillaea potatorum (Bull Kelp) at Ben Boyd National Park - 12 Jan 2018
Leptograpsus variegatus (Leptograpsus variegatus) at Ben Boyd National Park - 12 Jan 2018
Austrocochlea porcata (Zebra top snail) at Ben Boyd National Park - 30 Apr 2017
Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Ben Boyd National Park - 30 Apr 2017
Carpobrotus glaucescens (Pigface) at Ben Boyd National Park - 30 Apr 2017
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2016
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2016
Larus pacificus (Pacific Gull) at Ben Boyd National Park - 11 Sep 2016
Larus pacificus (Pacific Gull) at Ben Boyd National Park - 23 Oct 2015
Larus pacificus (Pacific Gull) at Ben Boyd National Park - 20 Sep 2013
Vicia sativa subsp. nigra (Narrow-leaved Vetch) at Ben Boyd National Park - 19 Oct 2003
Acaena novae-zelandiae (Bidgee-widgee) at Ben Boyd National Park - 20 Oct 1996
Carpobrotus glaucescens (Pigface) at Ben Boyd National Park - 19 Oct 1996
Pelargonium australe (Austral Stork's-bill) at Ben Boyd National Park - 19 Oct 1996
Zieria littoralis (Downy Zieria) at Ben Boyd National Park - 7 Jul 1996
Grevillea lanigera (Woolly Grevillea) at Ben Boyd National Park - 3 Jun 1996
Goodenia ovata (Hop Goodenia) at Ben Boyd National Park - 2 Jun 1996

Page 1 

Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 17 Jan 2019 10:45 AM Recorded on
  • KerriLee Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
Canberra Nature Map Frogwatch ACT and Region Budawang Coast Nature Map Southern Highlands Nature Map Noosa Shire Nature Map Albury Wodonga Nature Map
338873 sightings of 6033 species in 285 locations from 626 members
Powered by NatureMapr |  Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness operates under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia |  Privacy