species: Unidentified alciopid sp in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Unidentified alciopid sp

©Mike Bok: Unidentified alciopid sp from Lizard Island (lab photo). Thanks to Anna Murray (Australian Museum) for confirming the family identification.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Order Phyllodocida
Family Alciopidae
Species Unidentified alciopid sp



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



Specimens belonging to this family are present in the Australian Museum collection from Lizard Island. Apart from them and the photographed specimen in LIFG, the family is not otherwise known from the area (Ribas & Hutchings, 2015).

by Anne Hoggett

Web resources


  • Ribas, J. and P. Hutchings (2015). Lizard Island Polychaete Workshop: sampling sites and checklist of polychaetes, Zootaxa, 4019: 7-34.