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

©Lyle Vail: Anilocra nemipteri on a juvenile Scolopsis, Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island.

©Simon Gingins: Parasitic isopod, Pearly Monocle Bream,attached to the head of fish Scolopsis bilineata at Lizard Island

©Marianne Dwyer: Anilocra nemipteri on head of Scolopsis lineata, among mangrove roots, Mangrove Beach, Lizard Island. Algae appears to be growing on the isopod.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Isopoda
Family Cymothoidae
Genus Anilocra
Species Anilocra nemipteri



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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Web resources


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  • 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.
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