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Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768

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Eupomatus Philippi, 1844 · unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species Hydroides albiceps (Grube, 1870)
Species Hydroides arnoldi Augener, 1918
Species Hydroides bifurcata Pixell, 1913
Species Hydroides capensis Zibrowius, 1972
Species Hydroides dipoma (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Hydroides dirampha Mörch, 1863
Species Hydroides elegans (Haswell, 1883) [nomen protectum]
Species Hydroides exaltata (Marenzeller, 1884)
Species Hydroides heterocera (Grube, 1868)
Species Hydroides minax (Grube, 1878)
Species Hydroides norvegica Gunnerus, 1768
Species Hydroides operculata (Treadwell, 1929)
Species Hydroides perezi Fauvel, 1918 [original]
Species Hydroides ralumiana Augener, 1927
Species Hydroides trivesiculosa Straughan, 1967

Species Hydroides bifurcatus Pixell, 1913 accepted as Hydroides bifurcata Pixell, 1913 (incorrect original spelling, non-gender agreement )
Species Hydroides exaltatus (Marenzeller, 1885) accepted as Hydroides exaltata (Marenzeller, 1884) (incorrect subsequent spelling (gender agreement))
Species Hydroides heteroceros [auct. lapsus] accepted as Hydroides heterocera (Grube, 1868) (misspelling of 'heterocerus')
Species Hydroides heterocerus (Grube, 1868) accepted as Hydroides heterocera (Grube, 1868) (mandatory gender agreement of suffix)
Species Hydroides lunulifera (Claparède, 1870) accepted as Hydroides dirampha Mörch, 1863 (subjective synonym)
Species Hydroides monoceros (Gravier, 1906) accepted as Hydroides minax (Grube, 1878) (subsequent combination of subjective synonym)
Species Hydroides norvegicus Gunnerus, 1768 accepted as Hydroides norvegica Gunnerus, 1768 (non gender agreement)
Species Hydroides trivesiculosus Straughan, 1967 [original] accepted as Hydroides trivesiculosa Straughan, 1967 (incorrect original spelling for gender agreement)
Species Hydroides uncinatus (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Hydroides uncinata (Phillipi, 1844) (incorrect subsequent spelling for gender agreement of indeterminable name)

Species Hydroides uncinata (Phillipi, 1844) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum, unidentifiable as insufficiently defined by its original description)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gunnerus, J. E. (1768). Om Nogle Norske Coraller. <em>Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter.</em> 4: 38-73., available online at
page(s): 52 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
AfReMaS (2023). Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768. Accessed at: on 2023-10-02
Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2023). African Register of Marine Species. Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768. Accessed at: on 2023-10-02
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original description Gunnerus, J. E. (1768). Om Nogle Norske Coraller. <em>Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter.</em> 4: 38-73., available online at
page(s): 52 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Eupomatus Philippi, 1844) Philippi, A. (1844). Einige Bemerkungen über die Gattung Serpula, nebst Aufzählung der von mir im Mittelmeer mit dem Thier beobachteten Arten. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin.</em> 10(1): 186-198, plate 6., available online at
page(s): 195 [details]   

basis of record Kupriyanova, E.; Sun, Y.; Wong, E.; Ten Hove, H. (2023). Hydroides of the World. , available online at [details]   

additional source Read, Geoffrey B.; Ten Hove, Harry A.; Sun, Yanan; Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2017). Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768 (Annelida, Serpulidae) is feminine: a nomenclatural checklist of updated names. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 642: 1-52., available online at
note: checklist, etymology, type localities [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Hove, Harry A. ten.; Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2009). Taxonomy of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta): The state of affairs. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2036: 1-126., available online at
page(s): 52 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Glasby, Christopher J.; Read, Geoffrey B.; Lee, Kenneth 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. <em>[Book chapter].</em> Chapt 17, pp. 312-358. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Moen, Toril Loennechen. (2006). A translation of Bishop Gunnerus' description of the species Hydroides norvegicus [sic] with comments on his Serpula triqvetra. <em>Scientia Marina.</em> 70 (Supplement 3):115-123., available online at
note: history of the genus name [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at [details]   

additional source Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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. [details]   

additional source Bastida-Zavala, José Rolando; ten Hove, Harry A. (2003). Revision of <i>Hydroides</i> Gunnerus, 1768 (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) from the Eastern Pacific Region and Hawaii. <em>Beaufortia.</em> 53(4): 67-110., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

identification resource Sun, Yanan; Wong, Eunice; ten Hove, Harry A.; Hutchings, Pat A.; Williamson, Jane E.; Kupriyanova, Elena. (2015). Revision of the genus <em>Hydroides </em>(Annelida: Serpulidae) from Australia. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4009(1): 1-99., available online at [details]   

identification resource Sun, Ruiping; Yang, Dejian. (2014). Annelida Polychaeta III Sabellida. <em>Fauna Sinica Invertebrata.</em> 54: 1-493., available online at
page(s): 452; note: Key in English to 32 species of Hydroides occurring in Chinese waters [details]   
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