species: Polydorella prolifera in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Polydorella prolifera

©Alexander Semenov: Polydorella prolifera tubes on a purple sponge in the Lizard Island area. Scale bar is 5 mm.

©Vasily Radaschevsky: Polydorella prolifera removed from its tube, from MacGillivray Reef near Lizard Island (lab photo). Scale bar is 100 micrometres.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Family Spionidae
Genus Polydorella
Species Polydorella prolifera



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Radashevsky, V.I. (2015). Spionidae (Annelida) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: the genera Aonides, Dipolydora, Polydorella, Prionospio, Pseudopolydora, Rhynchospio, and Tripolydora, Zootaxa, 4019 (1): 635-694. LIRS catalog number 1930.