species: Telmatactis sp 3 in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Telmatactis sp 3


©Anne Hoggett: Telmatactis sp 3 from under rubble on soft sediment on eastern side of Lizard Island, 18 m depth.

©Anne Hoggett: Telmatactis sp 3 from under rubble on soft sediment on eastern side of Lizard Island, 18 m depth.

©Anne Hoggett: Telmatactis sp 3 from under rubble on soft sediment on eastern side of Lizard Island, 18 m depth.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Actiniaria
Family Andvakiidae
Genus Telmatactis
Species Telmatactis sp 3

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Distinguishing features

Exposed column up to about 2 cm diameter, oral disc of same diameter with central part lacking tentacles. Sparse, short, rounded to club-tipped tentacles with inner series longer and less numerous than outer series.

Size

  • Up to 2 cm (oral disc diameter)

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Distribution

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