species: Pseudoceros sp. 4 in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pseudoceros sp. 4


©Barbara Banks: Pseudoceros sp. 4 at Clam Garden, Lizard Island, about 5 cm.

©Barbara Banks: Pseudoceros sp. 4 at Clam Garden, Lizard Island, about 5 cm.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Platyhelminthes
Class Rhabditophora
Order Polycladida
Family Pseudocerotidae
Genus Pseudoceros
Species Pseudoceros sp. 4

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Distinguishing features

This appears to be the species noted by Newman and Cannon (1998) as Pseudoceros sp 2 from Heron Island.

Size

  • Up to 5 cm (Lizard Island specimen)

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Distribution

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References

References that assist with identification

  • Newman and L.R.G. Cannon, L.J. (1998). Pseudoceros (Platyhelminthes: Polycladia) from the Indo-Pacific with twelve new species from Australia and Papua New Guinea. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 46(2): 293-323. LIRS catalog number LIRS 699.
  • Riyansky, A. (2021). Marine Flatworms of the Tropical Indo-Pacific Reef Id Books.