species: Unidentified aglaopheniid 2 in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Unidentified aglaopheniid 2


©Anne Hoggett: Close-up of Unidentified aglaopheniid 2 on the reef flat at Pidgin Point, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Unidentified aglaopheniid 2 on the reef flat at Pidgin Point, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hydrozoa
Species Unidentified aglaopheniid 2

Colours

              

Distinguishing features

Feather-like structures up to about 7 cm long that occur in aggregations. Brown shaft with short, paler-brown branchlets arranged closely and regularly on each side in a single plane. This could be Lytocarpia brevirostris based on shape of colony and colour (Di Camillo et al, 2011).

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

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Distribution

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References

References that assist with identification

  • Di Camillo, S. Puce and G. Bavestrello, C.G. (2011). Lytocarpia and Cladocarpus (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa, Aglaopheniidae) from the Bunaken National Marine Park (North Sulawesi, Indonesia). Marine Biodiversity, DOI 10.1007/s12526-011-0081-4. LIRS catalog number 90345.