Hydroides elegans   (Haswell,  1883) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

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Synonym (s)
Eupomatus elegans Haswell, 1883
Eupomatus pectinata Philippi, 1844
(Subjective synonym)
Eupomatus trypanon Claparede, 1870
(Subjective synonym)
Hydroides abbreviatus Kroyer in Morch, 1863
(Nomen oblitum, Subjective synonym)
Hydroides incrustans Monro, 1938
(Subjective synonym)
Hydroides pacificus Hartman, 1969
(Subjective synonym)
Hydroides pectinatus (Philippi, 1844)
(Subjective synonym)
Hydroides spinalateralis Straughan, 1967
(Subjective synonym)
Protohydroides elegans (Haswell, 1883)
(Objective synonym)
Serpula (Hydroides) elegans Haswell, 1883
(Objective synonym)
Serpula vermicalluris Linnaeus, 1767
Serpula vermucularis Linnaeus, 1767
Vermilia abbreviata Kroeyer in Morch, 1863
(Nomen oblitum, Subjective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine


• Tamil Nadu, Edaiyur Backwaters (Lat: 12.56) (Long: 80.18) INDIA (Record: 04/1988-03/1989)
• Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rajagopal, S; Azariah, J and Nair, KVK (1990) Ecology of fouling organisms in Edaiyur backwaters, Kalpakkam Mahasagar- Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography NIO, Goa 23 (1) 29-41 Available at - ijs.nio.org/index.php/msagar/article/download/2417/2392
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • CalPhotos Available at - http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/
  • Pati, SK; Rao, MV and Balaji, M (2011) Fouling communities of the static substrate in a tropical harbour Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India 53(1) 81-88 Available at - NIO,Goa

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