Reticulate Whipray (species: Himantura australis) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Himantura australis
Reticulate Whipray

©Andy Lewis: Reticulate Whipray at Lizard Island

©Andy Lewis: Reticulate Whipray at Lizard Island

©Lyle Vail: Himantura australis at Loomis Reef, Lizard Island lagoon.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Elasmobranchii
Order Myliobatiformes
Family Dasyatidae
Genus Himantura
Species Himantura australis



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 200 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens (2009). Sharks and Rays of Australia.: 2nd Edition CSIRO Publishing, Australia.

Other references

  • Last, P.R., W.T. White and G. Naylor (2016). Three new stingrays (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) from the Indo–West Pacific. Zootaxa, 4147(4): 337-402. LIRS catalog number 90397.