species: Platynereis polyscalma in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Platynereis polyscalma

©Alexander Semenov: Platynereis polyscalma from Yonge Reef near Lizard Island (lab photo), AM W.44306.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Order Phyllodocida
Family Nereididae
Genus Platynereis
Species Platynereis polyscalma



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Glasby, C.J. (2015). Nereididae (Annelida: Phyllodocida) of Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Zootaxa, 4019 (1): 207-239. LIRS catalog number 1919.
  • Hutchings, P. and A. Reid (1991). The Nereididae (Polychaeta) from Australia - Leonnates, Platynereis and Solomononereis, Records of the Australian Museum, 43: 47-62. LIRS catalog number 356.