species: Pseudoceros irretitus in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pseudoceros irretitus

©Damaris Torres-Pulliza: Pseudoceros irretitus in the Lizard Island lagoon.

©Mike Bok: Pseudoceros irretitus from Lizard Island (lab photo).

©Barbara Banks: Possibly Pseudoceros irretitus, based on similarity to photo of that species in Newman and Cannon (2003). Turtle Beach, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Platyhelminthes
Class Rhabditophora
Order Polycladida
Family Pseudocerotidae
Genus Pseudoceros
Species Pseudoceros irretitus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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Web resources


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.
  • Newman, L.J. and L.R.G. Cannon (2003). Marine flatworms: The world of polyclads CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Vic.