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

Hydroides minax (Grube, 1878)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HydroidesGunnerus, 1768accepted genus name


original description

Grube, A.E. 1878. Annulata Semperiana. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Annelidenfauna der Philippinen. Memoires de L'Academie Imperiale.des Sciences de St.Petersbourg., Ser. 7, 25(8): 1-300.

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

Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Hartman, Olga 1959. Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 23: 628 pp.

additional source

Pillai, T.G. 2009 Descriptions of new serpulid polychaetes from the Kimberleys of Australia and discussion of Australian and Indo-West Pacific species of Spirobranchus and superficially similar taxa. Records of the Australian Museum 61(2): 93–199.


Imajima, Minoru 1976. Serpulinae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from Japan I. the genus Hydroides. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Ser. A (Zoology), 2(4): 229-248.





External Links

Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


ten Hove, H. (2014). Hydroides minax (Grube, 1878). 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:131007




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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