species: Siphopteron quadrispinosum in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Siphopteron quadrispinosum

©Johanna Werminghausen: Siphopteron quadrispinosum at Lizard Island (lab photo).

©Ingo Burghardt: Siphopteron quadrispinosumm at Lizard Island

©Johanna Werminghausen: Two individuals of Siphopteron quadrispinosum as found in a seagrass bed at Lizard Island (top centre).
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Cephalaspidea
Family Gastropteridae
Genus Siphopteron
Species Siphopteron quadrispinosum



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Anthes, N. (2006). Mating conflicts and their evolution in simultaneously hermaphroditic sea slugs, Ph.D. thesis, Eberhard Karls Universitaet Tuebingen, Germany. LIRS catalog number 976.
  • Anthes, N. and N.K. Michiels (2007). Precopulatory stabbing, hypodermic injections and unilateral copulations in a hermaphroditic sea slug, Biology Letters, 3: 121-124. LIRS catalog number 1030.
  • Anthes, N. and N.K. Michiels (2007). Reproductive morphology, mating behaviour, and spawning ecology of cephalaspid sea slugs (Aglajdae and Gastropteridae), Invertebrate Biology, 126: 335-365. LIRS catalog number 1117.
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