species: Hypomyzostoma jasoni in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Hypomyzostoma jasoni

©Anne Hoggett: Hypomyzostoma jasoni on crinoid Stephanometra indica at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Order Myzostomida
Family Myzostomatidae
Genus Hypomyzostoma
Species Hypomyzostoma jasoni

Distinguishing features

An elongate myzostomid that is rounded at both ends, white with thick dark transverse bars that resemble the articulations of a crinoid arm. Associates with Stephanometra indica (Summers et al, 2014).


  • Size data has not been obtained.


Similar taxa


Web resources


  • Summers, M.M., I.I. Al-Hakim and G.L. Rouse (2014). Turbo-taxonomy: 21 new species of Myzostomida (Annelida), Zootaxa, 3873 (4): 301-344. LIRS catalog number 1824.