species: Phyllodesmium briareum in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Phyllodesmium briareum

©Ingo Burghardt: Phyllodesmium briareum at Lizard Island

©Steve Childs
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Nudibranchia
Family Facelinidae
Genus Phyllodesmium
Species Phyllodesmium briareum



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Burghardt, I. (2006). Biologie, Diversitaet und Evolution "solarbetriebener" Nudibranchia (Mollusca: Gastropoda) und ihrer Symbiose mit Zooxanthellen, Ph.D. thesis, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany. LIRS catalog number 1063.
  • Burghardt, I., J. Evertsen, G. Johnsen and H. Waegele (2005). Solar powered sea slugs - mutualistic symbiosis of aeolid Nudibranchia (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia) with Symbiodinium, Symbiosis, 38: 227-250. LIRS catalog number 916.
  • Burghardt, I., K. Stemmer and H. Waegele (2008). Symbiosis between Symbiodinium (Dinophyceae) and various taxa of Nudibranchia (Mollusca: Gastropoda), with analysis of long-term retention, Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, 8: 66-76. LIRS catalog number 1125.
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