species: Cnemidocarpa stolonifera in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Cnemidocarpa stolonifera

©Anne Hoggett: Cnemidocarpa stolonifera at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: An aberrant specimen of Cnemidocarpa stolonifera with three siphons. Lizard Island. 
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Ascidiacea
Order Stolidobranchia
Family Styelidae
Genus Cnemidocarpa
Species Cnemidocarpa stolonifera



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Common at base of reef slope between Bird and South Islands, depth greater than 20 m

Web resources


  • Allen, G.R. and R. Steene (1994). Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Field Guide Tropical Reef Research, Singapore. ISBN: 981-00-5687-7.
  • Mather, P. and I. Bennett (1993). A Coral Reef Handbook: A guide to the geology, flora and fauna of the Great Barrier Reef Surrey Beatty and Sons Pty Ltd, Chipping Norton NSW. ISBN: 0-949324-47-7.