species: Metavermilia acanthophora in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Metavermilia acanthophora

©Greg Rouse: Metavermilia acanthophora from Lizard Island, live animal in tube. (SAM stn. G240)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Order Sabellida
Family Serpulidae
Genus Metavermilia
Species Metavermilia acanthophora

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

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References that assist with identification

  • Kupriyanova, E. K., Sun, Y., Ten Hove, H. A., Wong, E. and G. W. Rouse (2015). Serpulidae (Annelida) of Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Zootaxa, 4019 (1): 275-353. LIRS catalog number 1921.