species: Crucigera tricornis in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Crucigera tricornis

©Greg Rouse: Crucigera tricornis from Lizard Island, live animal. Operculum diameter is about 0.6 mm. (Kupriyanova et al, 2015, stn. G238, AM W47450)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Order Sabellida
Family Serpulidae
Genus Crucigera
Species Crucigera tricornis

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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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.
  • Ten Hove, H.A. and M.J. Jansen-Jacobs (1984). A revision of the genus Crucigera (Polychaeta; Serpulidae); a proposed methodical approach to serpulids, with special reference to variation in Serpula and Hydroides, "Proceedings of the First International Polychaete Conference".Sydney, : 143-180. LIRS catalog number 247.