species: Thelenota anax in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Thelenota anax

©Anne Hoggett: Thelenota anax about 80 cm long at Mermaid Cove, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Thelenota anax near base of reef slope, Lizard Island, surrounded by Sea whips and Padina

©Anne Hoggett: An abundance of Thelenota anax on the sandy slope off Coconut Beach, Lizard Island, 9-15 m depth.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Holothuroidea
Order Aspidochirotida
Family Stichopodidae
Genus Thelenota
Species Thelenota anax



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Byrne, M., F. Rowe and S. Uthicke (2010). Molecular taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution in the family Stichopodidae (Aspidochirota: Holothuroidea) based on COI and 16S mitochondrial DNA, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, doi: 10.1016: jymev201004013. LIRS catalog number 1292.
  • Uthicke, M. Byrne and C. Conand, S. (2010). Genetic barcoding of commercial beche-de-mer species (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea), Molecular Ecology Resources, 10: 634-646. LIRS catalog number 1321.