species: Padina sp. in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Padina sp.

©Anne Hoggett: Padina sp. partly exposed at low tide at Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Padina sp. in a tide pool at Lizard Island.

Distinguishing features

Three species of Padina have been reported from the Lizard Island area: Padina boryana (and its junior synonym Padina tenuis), Padina australis and Padina sanctae-crucis. They are differentiated by mostly microscopic characteristics.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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