species: Alectryonella plicatula in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Alectryonella plicatula

©Anne Hoggett: Alectryonella plicatulaabout 5 cm wide on coral, Lizard Island lagoon. Thanks to Dr Richard Willan (NT Museum) for the identification.

©Anne Hoggett: Alectryonella plicatula (lower centre) about 5 cm wide on coral, Lizard Island lagoon.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Ostreoida
Family Ostreidae
Genus Alectryonella
Species Alectryonella plicatula



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Goggin, C.L. and R.J.G. Lester (1987). Occurrence of Perkinsus species (Protozoa, Apicomplexa) in bivalves from the Great Barrier Reef, Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 3: 113-117. LIRS catalog number 237.