species: Phyllodesmium magnum in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Phyllodesmium magnum

©barbarabanks: Phyllodesmium magnum near shore in Mermaid Cove, Lizard Island. Identification by Barbara Banks confirmed by iNaturalist contributors and Dr Ingo Burghardt (Australian Museum.)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Nudibranchia
Family Facelinidae
Genus Phyllodesmium
Species Phyllodesmium magnum

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


Local abundance

  • Lizard Island area: Rare. The 2020 observation by Barbara Banks is the first record of this species in the area despite decades of nudibranch research.

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