Serpula vermicularis, tubeworm, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Serpula vermicularis, tubeworm, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Serpula vermicularis

Serpula vermicularis Description

Funneled operculum with numerous small marginal tusks. Tube usually rosy coloured, with a circular section, with several denticulated longitudinal carinas.

Serpula vermicularis Common Names

  • tubeworm

Serpula vermicularis Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Serpula vermicularis? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Serpula vermicularis species belongs to.

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Serpula vermicularis, marine species closely related

Serpula vermicularis, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Serpula vermicularis marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Serpula vermicularis. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Serpula vermicularis are marked in green.

Serpula vermicularis, geographic distribution

Where is Serpula vermicularis found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Serpula vermicularis can be found.

Country Locations Dive Sites
Spain Calahonda la laja
Portugal Sesimbra Paredes do Cabo

    Serpula vermicularis, underwater photographers

    Which photographers have photos of Serpula vermicularis species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Serpula vermicularis.