species: Pseudobiceros hancockanus in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pseudobiceros hancockanus


©Peter Forster: Pseudobiceros hancockanus at patch reefs near the southern end of Ribbon Reef 10.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Platyhelminthes
Class Rhabditophora
Order Polycladida
Family Pseudocerotidae
Genus Pseudobiceros
Species Pseudobiceros hancockanus

Colours

              

Distinguishing features

Black centrally with an orange/tan border and a thin white margin.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Synonyms

Similar taxa

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

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

Other references

  • Aguado, M.T., C. NoreƱa, L. Alcaraz, D. Marquina, F. Brusa, C. Damborenea, B. Almon, C. Bleidorn and C. Grande (2017). Phylogeny of Polycladida (Platyhelminthes) based on mtDNA data. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, 17: 767-778. LIRS catalog number 2185.
  • Marquina, D., Aguado, M. T. and C. Norena (2015). New records of Cotylea (Polycladida, Platyhelmenthes) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, with remarks on the distribution of the Pseudoceros Lang, 1884 and Pseudobiceros Faubel, 1984 species of the Indo-Pacific Marine Region, Zootaxa, 4019 (1): 354-377. LIRS catalog number 1922.