Polychaeta note details

Boring species is calcareous materials. California (USA): in burrows in the shells of Tegula brunnea (Philippi, 1849) occupied by the hermit crab Pagurus granosimanus (Stimpson, 1859), in shells of Podesmus macrochisma (Deshayes, 1839), and in low encrusting algae of the genus Lithothamnion Heydrich, 1897. Vancouver Island (Canada): in shells of living Hinnites giganteus (J.E. Gray, 1825) [= Crassadoma gigantea (J.E. Gray, 1825)]. Batangas and Mindoro (Philippines): in shells of Drupa rubusidaeus Röding, 1798 inhabited by unidentified hermit crabs, dead bivalve shells, Drupella cornus (Röding, 1798) inhabited by Dardanus lagopodes (Forskål, 1775), and from shell of Drupa sp. inhabited by Calcinus gaimardii (H. Milne-Edwards, 1848).
Blake, James A.; Woodwick, Keith H. (1971). A review of the genus <i>Boccardia</i> Carazzi (Polychaeta Spionidae) with description of two new species. <em>Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences.</em> 70(1): 31-42. available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34304499 Available for editors  PDF available [request]

Williams, Jason D. (2001). <i>Polydora</i> and related genera associated with hermit crabs from the Indo-West Pacific (Polychaeta: Spionidae), with descriptions of two new species and a second polydorid egg predator of hermit crabs. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 55(4): 429-465. available online at http://doi.org/10.1353/psc.2001.0037 Available for editors  PDF available [request]

Sato-Okoshi, Waka; Okoshi, Kenji. (1997). Survey of the genera <i>Polydora</i>, <i>Boccardiella</i> and <i>Boccardia</i> (Polychaeta, Spionidae) in Barkley Sound (Vancouver Island, Canada), with special reference to boring activity. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 60(2): 482-493. available online at https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1997/00000060/00000002/art00027 Available for editors  PDF available [request]
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