Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Sedentaria > Infraclass Canalipalpata > Order Sabellida > Family Serpulidae

Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Hydroides albiceps (Grube, 1870)
Hydroides azoricus Zibrowius, 1972
Hydroides brachyacanthus Rioja, 1941
Hydroides dianthus (Verrill, 1873)
Hydroides diramphus Mörch, 1863
Hydroides elegans (Haswell, 1883)
Hydroides ezoensis Okuda, 1934
Hydroides helmatus (Iroso, 1921)
Hydroides heterocerus (Grube, 1868)
Hydroides homoceros Pixell, 1913
Hydroides minax (Grube, 1878)
Hydroides niger Zibrowius, 1971
Hydroides norvegicus Gunnerus, 1768
Hydroides novaepommeraniae Augener, 1925
Hydroides operculatus (Treadwell, 1929)
Hydroides pseudouncinatus Zibrowius, 1968
Hydroides steinitzi Ben-Eliahu, 1972
Hydroides stoichadon Zibrowius, 1971


basis of record

Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 214-231

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358.

additional source

Fauchald, K. 1977. The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA) Science Series 28:1-188

additional source

Bastida-Zavala, Jose Rolando and ten Hove, Harry A. 2002. Revision of Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768 (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) from the Western Atlantic Region. Beaufortia, 52(9): 103-178.

additional source

Bastida-Zavala, Jose Rolando and ten Hove, Harry A. 2003. Revision of Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768 (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) from the Eastern Pacific Region and Hawaii. Beaufortia, 53(4): 67-110.

additional source

Hove, Harry A. ten, & E.K. Kupriyanova, 2009. Taxonomy of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta): The state of affairs. Zootaxa 2036, 126 pp.



External Links



WoRMS (2014). Hydroides. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129566




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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