species: Dictyosphaeria cavernosa in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Dictyosphaeria cavernosa

©Anne Hoggett: Dictyosphaeria cavernosa under rubble near the sandspit at Palfrey Island, Lizard Island Group.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Chlorophyta
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Pithophoraceae
Genus Dictyosphaeria
Species Dictyosphaeria cavernosa

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine Plants of Australia: revised edition University of Western Australia Publishing.

Other references

  • Fisk, D.A. (1983). Free-living corals: distributions according to plant cover, sediments, hydrodynamics, depth and biological factors, Marine Biology, 74: 287-294. LIRS catalog number 107.
  • Price, I.A., A.W.D. Larkum and A. Bailey (1976). Appendix: Check list of marine benthic plants collected in the Lizard Island area, Australian Journal of Plant Physiology, 3: 3-8. LIRS catalog number 191.