species: Exogone africana in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Exogone africana

©Alexander Semenov: Exogone africana from Lizard Island, brooding eggs (lab photo).
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Family Syllidae
Genus Exogone
Species Exogone africana



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

Photographed specimen was found in calcareous green algae intertidally.

Web resources


  • Aguado, M.T., A. Murray and P. Hutchings (2015). Syllidae (Annelida: Phyllodocida) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Zootaxa, 4019(1): 35-60. LIRS catalog number 1895.