species: Mallacoota balara in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Mallacoota balara
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Amphipoda
Family Maeridae
Genus Mallacoota
Species Mallacoota balara

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Berents, P.B. (1980). The systematics of selected general of gammarid isopods from Lizard Island and adjacent reefs, the Great Barrier Reef, M.Sc thesis, University of Sydney. LIRS catalog number 67.
  • Berents, P.B. (1983). The Melitidae of Lizard Island and adjacent reefs, The Great Barrier Reef, Australia (Crustacea: Amphipoda), Records of the Australian Museum, 35: 101-143. LIRS catalog number 106.
  • Lowry, J.K. and A.A. Myers (2009). Benthic Amphipoda (Crustacea: Pericarida) of the Great Barrier Reef, Zootaxa, (Special Issue) 2260: 1-930. LIRS catalog number 1282.