species: Myriopathes myriophylla cf. in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Myriopathes myriophylla cf.


©Erika Gress: Myriopathes myriophylla cf. on the northern side of Lizard Island.

©Erika Gress: Myriopathes myriophylla cf. on the northern side of Lizard Island.

©Erika Gress: Myriopathes myriophylla cf. on the northern side of Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Antipatharia
Family Myriopathidae
Genus Myriopathes
Species Myriopathes myriophylla cf.

Colours

    

Distinguishing features

Feathery branching and tiny, evenly-sized tentacles are diagnostic for Myriopathes (thanks to Joe Rowlett for this info, Jan 2020). Orange/brown colouration and short branches suggest M. myriophylla and also M. japonica (thanks to Erika Gress for this info, Nov 2021).

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

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Distribution

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