species: Gnathia calmani in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Gnathia calmani

©Nico Smit and Lexa Grutter: Adult male Gnathia calmani (microscope photo)

©Nico Smit and Lexa Grutter: Third stage larva (pranzia) Gnathia calmani (microscope photo)

©Anne Hoggett: Third stage larva (pranzia) Gnathia calmani (microscope photo)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Isopoda
Family Gnathiidae
Genus Gnathia
Species Gnathia calmani



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Curtis, L. (2010). Haemogregarine blood parasites in triggerfish and surgeonfish: distribution, transmission & implications for their host fish, PhD thesis, University of Queensland. LIRS catalog number 1620.
  • Curtis, L.M., A.S. Grutter, N.J. Smit and A.J. Davies (2013). Gnathia aureamaculosa, a likely definitive host of Hemogregarina balistapi and potential vector for Hemogregarina bigemina between fishes of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, International Journal for Parasitology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2012.11.012. LIRS catalog number 1611.
  • Jones, C.M. and A.S. Grutter (2007). Variation in emergence of parasitic and predatory isopods among habitats at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Marine Biology, 150: 919-927. LIRS catalog number 963.