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Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768

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Species Hydroides albiceps (Grube, 1870)
Species Hydroides azorica Zibrowius, 1972 [original]
Species Hydroides brachyacantha Rioja, 1941 [original]
Species Hydroides dianthus (Verrill, 1873)
Species Hydroides dirampha Mörch, 1863
Species Hydroides elegans (Haswell, 1883) [nomen protectum]
Species Hydroides ezoensis Okuda, 1934
Species Hydroides helmata (Iroso, 1921)
Species Hydroides heterocera (Grube, 1868)
Species Hydroides homoceros Pixell, 1913
Species Hydroides minax (Grube, 1878)
Species Hydroides nigra Zibrowius, 1971 [original]
Species Hydroides norvegica Gunnerus, 1768
Species Hydroides novaepommeraniae Augener, 1925
Species Hydroides operculata (Treadwell, 1929)
Species Hydroides pseudouncinata Zibrowius, 1968
Species Hydroides steinitzi Ben-Eliahu, 1972
Species Hydroides stoichadon Zibrowius, 1971

Species Hydroides azoricus Zibrowius, 1972 accepted as Hydroides azorica Zibrowius, 1972 [original] (incorrect subsequent spelling (gender agreement))
Species Hydroides brachyacanthus Rioja, 1941 accepted as Hydroides brachyacantha Rioja, 1941 [original] (incorrect subsequent spelling (gender agreement))
Species Hydroides heterocerus (Grube, 1868) accepted as Hydroides heterocera (Grube, 1868) (mandatory gender agreement of suffix)
Species Hydroides homocerus [misspelling of homoceros] accepted as Hydroides homoceros Pixell, 1913 (incorrect subsequent spelling for gender invariant original name)
Species Hydroides niger Zibrowius, 1971 accepted as Hydroides nigra Zibrowius, 1971 [original] (incorrect subsequent spelling for gender agreement)
Species Hydroides norvegicus Gunnerus, 1768 accepted as Hydroides norvegica Gunnerus, 1768 (non gender agreement)
Species Hydroides pseudouncinatus [auct. misspelling (gender suffix)] accepted as Hydroides pseudouncinata Zibrowius, 1968 (incorrect subsequent spelling for gender agreement)
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 
ERMS (2020). Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768. Accessed at: on 2020-07-10
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2020). European Register of Marine Species. Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768. Accessed at: on 2020-07-10
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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 

taxonomy 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, 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. [details]   

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 RoR[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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