species: Odontodactylus cultrifer in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Odontodactylus cultrifer


©Roy Caldwell: Odontodactylus cultrifer

©Roy Caldwell: Odontodactylus cultrifer showing blade-like keel on tail from side

©Roy Caldwell: Odontodactylus cultrifer showing blade-like keel on tail from rear
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Stomatopoda
Family Odontodactylidae
Genus Odontodactylus
Species Odontodactylus cultrifer

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Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • From 2 cm to 12.5 cm (Length)

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Rare according to Roy Caldwell. Has been found off Bird Islet deeper than 15 metres burrowing in sandy rubble.

Web resources

References

  • Porter, M.L., Y. Zhang, S. Desai, R.L. Caldwell and T.W. Cronin (2010). Evolution of anatomical and physiological specialization in the compound eyes of stomatopod crustaceans. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213: 3473-3486. LIRS catalog number 1736.