species: Chloeia sp. in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chloeia sp.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Order Amphinomida
Family Amphinomidae
Genus Chloeia
Species Chloeia sp.

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



A specimen from the Lizard Island lagoon in the Australian Museum collection is identified as a species of Chloeia. The genus is common along the Great Barrier Reef but the species level taxonomy requires work (Ribas & Hutchings, 2015).

by Anne Hoggett

Web resources


  • Ribas, J. and P. Hutchings (2015). Lizard Island Polychaete Workshop: sampling sites and checklist of polychaetes, Zootaxa, 4019: 7-34.