Species under Hydroides
n= 58
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Hydroides alatalateralis
(Jones, 1962)
Western Central Atlantic and Eastern Pacific
Hydroides albiceps
(Grube, 1870)
Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea
Hydroides bifurcatus
Pixell, 1913
Western Central Pacific
Hydroides bispinosa
Bush, 1910
Western Central Atlantic
Hydroides brachyacanthus
Rioja, 1941
Pacific Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
Hydroides bulbosus
ten Hove, 1990
Western Indian Ocean
Hydroides centrospina
Wu & Chen, 1981
Northwest Pacific
Hydroides chilensis
Hartmann-Schröder, 1962
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides crucigera
(Mörch, 1863)
Western Central Atlantic
Hydroides deleoni
Bastida-Zavala & ten Hove, 2003
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides dianthus
(Verrill, 1873)
Hard tube worm Western Central Atlantic, Eastern Pacific and the Mediterranean
Hydroides dipoma
(Schmarda, 1861)
Southeast Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean
Hydroides diramphus
Mörch, 1863
Circumglobal
Hydroides elegans
(Haswell, 1883)
Calcareous tube worm Circumglobal
Hydroides exaltata
(Marenzeller, 1884)
Indo-Pacific
Hydroides exaltatus
(von Marenzeller, 1884)
Indo-West Pacific
Hydroides ezoensis
Okuda
Hydroid worm Northwest Pacific
Hydroides furcifer
(Grube, 1878)
Western Central Pacific
Hydroides fusca
Imajima, 1976
Western Pacific
Hydroides gairacensis
Augener, 1934
Western Central Atlantic and Eastern Pacific
Hydroides gracilis
Bush, 1904
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides helmatus
(Iroso, 1921)
Mediterranean Sea
Hydroides heterocerus
(Grube, 1868)
Indo-West Pacific, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Hydroides homoceros
Pixell, 1913
Northeast Atlantic, Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
Hydroides inermis
Monro, 1933
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides jusicola
March, 1863
Northwest Pacific
Hydroides longispinosus
Imajima, 1976
Western Pacific
Hydroides longistylaris
Chen & Wu, 1980
Northwest Pacific
Hydroides lunulifera
(Claparède 1868)
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides malleolaspinus
Straughan, 1967
Western Central Pacific
Hydroides malleophorus
Rioja, 1942
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides microtis
Mörch, 1863
Western Central Atlantic
Hydroides minax
(Grube, 1878)
Indo-West Pacific, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Hydroides mongeslopezi
Rioja, 1958
Western Central Atlantic
Hydroides mucronatus
Rioja, 1958
Western Central Atlantic
Hydroides nanhaiensis
Wu & Chen, 1981
Northwest Pacific
Hydroides niger
Zibrowius, 1971
Mediterranean Sea
Hydroides norvegicus
Gunnerus, 1768
Indo-Pacific, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Hydroides novaepommeraniae
Augener, 1925
Western Central Pacific and the Mediterranean
Hydroides ochoterenai
Rioja, 1941
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides operculatus
(Treadwell, 1929)
Indo-West Pacific, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Hydroides panamensis
Bastida-Zavala & ten Hove, 2003
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides parvus
(Treadwell, 1901)
Western Central Atlantic and Eastern Pacific
Hydroides perezi
Fauvel, 1918
Western Indian Ocean
Hydroides protulicola
Benedict, 1887
Western Central Atlantic
Hydroides pseudouncinatus
Zibrowius, 1968
Mediterranean Sea
Hydroides ralumianus
Augener, 1927
Western Central Pacific
Hydroides rhombobulus
Chen & Wu,1980
Northwest Pacific
Hydroides salazarvallejoi
Bastida-Zavala, 2002
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides sanctaecrucis
(Kröyer, 1863)
Western Central Atlantic and Eastern Pacific
Hydroides spongicola
Benedict, 1887
Western Central Atlantic
Hydroides steinitzi
Ben-Eliahu, 1972
Western Indian Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Hydroides stoichadon
Zibrowius, 1971
Mediterranean Sea
Hydroides tenhovei
Bastida-Zavala & de León-González, 2002
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides trilobulus
Chen & Wu, 1978
Northwest Pacific
Hydroides trompi
Bastida-Zavala & ten Hove, 2003
Eastern Pacific
Hydroides tuberculatus
Imajima, 1976
Western Pacific
Hydroides uncinata
(Philippi, 1844)
Western Central Atlantic and Eastern Pacific
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