species: Hydroides minax in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Hydroides minax

©Alexander Semenov: Hydroides minax from Lizard Island, live animal in tube. Operculum diameter is about 2.5 mm. (Kupriyanova et al, 2015, stn. AM W44056)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Order Sabellida
Family Serpulidae
Genus Hydroides
Species Hydroides minax

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Kupriyanova, E. K., Sun, Y., Ten Hove, H. A., Wong, E. and G. W. Rouse (2015). Serpulidae (Annelida) of Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Zootaxa, 4019 (1): 275-353. LIRS catalog number 1921.

Other references

  • Imajima, M. and H.A. Ten Hove (1984). Serpulinae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from the Truk Islands, Ponape and Majuro Atoll, with some other new Indo-Pacific records, Proceedings of the Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology, 27: 1-66. LIRS catalog number 140.
  • Sun, Y., E. Wong, S.T. Ahyong, J.E. Williamson, P.A. Hutchings and E.K. Kupriyanova (2018). Barcoding and multi-locus phylogeography of the globally distributed calcareous tubeworm genus Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768 (Annelida, Polychaeta, Serpulidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 127: 732-745. LIRS catalog number 2257.