species: Pycnoclavella diminuta in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pycnoclavella diminuta

©Lyle Vail: A group of Pycnoclavella diminuta at Lizard Island. Each individual is about 5 mm in diameter. 

©Penny Berents: Pycnoclavella diminuta on the exposed reef slope between Bird and South Islands, Lizard Island Group.

©Anne Hoggett: Pycnoclavella detorta in a cavern on the northern side of Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Ascidiacea
Order Aplousobranchia
Family Clavelinidae
Genus Pycnoclavella
Species Pycnoclavella diminuta



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Allen, G.R. and R. Steene (1994). Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Field Guide Tropical Reef Research, Singapore. ISBN: 981-00-5687-7.
  • Mather, P. and I. Bennett (1993). A Coral Reef Handbook: A guide to the geology, flora and fauna of the Great Barrier Reef Surrey Beatty and Sons Pty Ltd, Chipping Norton NSW. ISBN: 0-949324-47-7.