species: Bispira porifera in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Bispira porifera

©Gary Cranitch: Living specimen of Bispira porifera, Lizard Island (lab photo).

©Maria Capa: Living specimen of Bispira porifera (lab photo) from Lizard Island, anterior end, dorsal view.

©Eunice Wong: Detail of radiolar eyes of Bispira porifera from Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Order Sabellida
Family Sabellidae
Genus Bispira
Species Bispira porifera



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 13 cm (length)



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Capa, M. and A. Murray (2015). A taxonomic guide to the fanworms (Sabellidae, Annelida) of Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, including new species and new records, Zootaxa, 4019 (1): 098-167. LIRS catalog number 1905.