species: Cupressopathes pumila cf. in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Cupressopathes pumila cf.


©Anne Hoggett: Cupressopathes pumila cf. near base of reef slope between Bird and South Islands, Lizard Island Group. Thanks to Joe Rowlett (Field Museum, Chicago) for identifying the three images in this record to genus.

©Anne Hoggett: Unidentified black coral near base of reef slope between Bird and South Islands, Lizard Island Group. A brittlestar, Astrobrachion adhaerens, is wrapped around the coral.

©Anne Hoggett: Cupressopathes pumila cf. near base of reef slope between Bird and South Islands, Lizard Island Group. A brittlestar, Astrobrachion adhaerens, is wrapped around the coral.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Antipatharia
Family Myriopathidae
Genus Cupressopathes
Species Cupressopathes pumila cf.

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Distinguishing features

Bottlebrush shape is unmistakeable according to Joe Rowlett (Field Museum, Chicago; Jan 2020).

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  • Size data has not been obtained.

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