Western Pacific: Philippines and Admiralty Islands, north of New Guinea south to the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819) and Australia.
- Caruso, J.H. 1983 The systematics and distribution of the lophiid anglerfishes. I. A revision of the genus Lophiodes with the description of two new species. Copeia 1983(3):522-549. (Ref. 5263) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=5263&speccode=7514
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