species: Anilocra longicauda in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Anilocra longicauda

©Anne Hoggett: Anilocra longicauda on the tail peduncle of Diagramma labiosum at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: The fish Diagramma labiosum is parasitised by Anilocra longicauda. Cobia Hole, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Anilocra longicauda attached to tail peduncle of fish Diagramma labiosum at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island (20170826).
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Isopoda
Family Cymothoidae
Genus Anilocra
Species Anilocra longicauda



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Bruce, N.L. (1986). Australian Pleopodias Richardson, 1910, and Anilocra Leach, 1818 (Isopoda: Cymothoidae), crustacean parasites of marine fishes, Records of the Australian Museum, 39: 85-130. LIRS catalog number 221.
  • Jones, C.M., T.L. Miller, A.S. Grutter and T.H. Cribb (2008). Natatory-stage cymothoid isopods: description, molecular identification and evolution of attachment, International Journal for Parasitology, 38: 477-491. LIRS catalog number 1185.