Flat/Tubeworms Field Guide

Order: Polycladida. Family: Pseudocerotidae – Flatworms

The family Pseudocerotidae comprises approx 200 species with currently 7 genera. It is the most characterized of tropical Polycad families.

Order: Sabellida – Worms

Our two families here, Serpulidae – Christmas Tree Worms and Sabellidae – Tube Worms within the Order Sabellida may look like pretty flowers but are infact colourful carniverous animals. For more information please visit our Flatworms and Tube Worms page within the Marine Biology section.