Hydroides

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Hydroides tubeworm
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order: Canalipalpata
Family: Serpulidae
Subfamily: Serpulinae
Genus: Hydroides[1]
Gunnerus, 1768[2]

Hydroides is a genus of tube-forming serpulid worm found on submerged saltwater rocks, shells, and boats in many coastal areas around the world.

Species[edit]

It contains the following species:

Ecology[edit]

Parasites of Hydroides include sea snails from the genus Fargoa.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hydroides". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 
  2. ^ Gunnerus J. E. (1768). K. Norske Vid. Selsk. Skrifter 4: 52.
  3. ^ Schander C., Van Aartsen J. J. & Corgan J. X. (1999). "Families and genera of the Pyramidelloidea (Mollusca: Gastropoda)". Bollettino Malacologico. 34 (9-12): 145–166. 

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