species: Neanthes pachychaeta in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Neanthes pachychaeta

©Chris Glasby: Neanthes pachychaeta from Day Reef near Lizard Island (preserved specimen), NTM W22800-T.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Order Phyllodocida
Family Nereididae
Genus Neanthes
Species Neanthes pachychaeta



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Glasby, C.J. (2015). Nereididae (Annelida: Phyllodocida) of Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Zootaxa, 4019 (1): 207-239. LIRS catalog number 1919.
  • Glasby, C.J., R.S. Wilson and T. Bakken (2011). Redescription of the Indo-Pacific polychaete Neanthes pachychaeta (Fauvel, 1918) n. comb. (Annelida, Phyllodocida, Nereididae) and its synonyms. Zoosystema, 33: 361-375. LIRS catalog number 1445.