species: Lissoclinum patella in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Lissoclinum patella


©Anne Hoggett: Lissoclinum patella at Cod Hole, Ribbon Reef 10.

©Anne Hoggett: Lissoclinum patella at Cod Hole, Ribbon Reef 10.

©Anne Hoggett: Lissoclinum patella at Day Reef near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Ascidiacea
Order Aplousobranchia
Family Didemnidae
Genus Lissoclinum
Species Lissoclinum patella

Colours

              

Distinguishing features

A solid, grey, rather shiny colonial ascidian.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G.R. and R. Steene (1994). Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Field Guide Tropical Reef Research, Singapore. ISBN: 981-00-5687-7.

Other references

  • Benson, A.A. and R.E. Summons (1981). Arsenic accumulation in Great Barrier Reef invertebrates, Science, 211: 482-483. LIRS catalog number 42.