Identification of Hawaiian Invertebrates Part 2

10/17/01

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Identification of Hawaiian Invertebrates Part 2

Phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms)

Phylum Mollusca (snails, clams & octopods)

Conus spp. (cone shells)

Cypraea caputserpentis (snakehead cowry)

Cypraea tigris (tiger cowry)

Morula spp. & Drupa spp.

Hexabranchus sanguineus (Spanish dancer)

Octopus spp. (octopus)

Phylum Annelida (segmented worms)

Eurythoe complanata (fire worm)

Loimia medusa (spaghetti worm)

Sabellastarte sanctijosephi (feather duster worm)

Spirobranchus giganteus (Christmas tree worm)

Phylum Arthropoda (crabs & shrimps)

Carpilius maculatus (7-11 crab)

Hermit Crabs

Panulirus marginatus (spiny lobster)

Paribaccus antarcticus (sculptured slipper lobster)

Podophthalmus sp. (swimming crab)

Stenopus hispidus (barber pole shrimp)

Phylum Echinodermata (seastars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers)

Acanthaster planci (crown-of-thorns)

Actinopyga mauritiana (white spotted sea cucumber)

Chondrocidaris gigantae (roughed spined urchin)

Colobocentrotus artratus (shingle urchin)

Culcita novaeguineae (cushion seastar)

Echinometra mathaei (rock boring urchin)

Echinometra oblonga (black boring urchin)

Echinothrix calamaris (banded urchin)

Echinothrix diadema (blue-black urchin)

Heterocentrotus mammillatus (red pencil urchin)

Holothuria atra (black sea cucumber)

Linckia multifora (spotted linckia)

Ophiocoma spp. (brittlestars)

Ophiodesoma spectabilis (conspicuous sea cucumber)

Tripneustes gratilla (collector urchin)

Phylum Chordata Tunicates

Author: David A. Krupp

Email: krupp@hawaii.edu

Home Page: krupp.wcc.hawaii.edu