Cotswold Wildlife Park: Aquatic Invertebrates


ANEMONES

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Radianthus sp. x 2 Anemone
Cerianthus membranaceus Anemone
Condactylus passiflora Atlantic Anemone
Phymanthus sp. Branched Anemone 1981
? Carpet Anemone 1981
? Stone Anemone 1987

CORALS

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
? Brown Goniopora Coral 1987
Pterogyra sinuosa Bubble Coral
Dendronephthya klunzingeri Cauliflower Coral 1989
? Golden Goniopora Coral 1987
Gonipora sp. Gonifura Coral
Alcyonium palmatum Soft Coral
Tubastrea aurea Tubastera Coral

Dendrophylliidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Balanohyllia gemmifera Coral

Stylasteridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Distichopora sp. Yellow Polyps

Fungidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Fungia fungites Mushroom Coral

CRABS

Coenobitidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Dardanus sp Hermit Crab

Majidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Stenorhynchus seticornis Arrow-head Crab 1988

Ocypodidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Uca minax Brackish Water Fiddler Crab 2004*

Porcellanidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Neopetrolisthes ohshimai Anemone Crab

Xanthidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Pilumnus hirtellus Hairy Crab 1989

SHRIMPS

Artemiidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Artemia salina Brineshrimp

Gammaridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Gammarus setosus Gamma Shrimp

Hyppolytidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Lysmata grabhami Cleaner Shrimp
Thor anboinensis High-tailed Shrimp
Lysmata seticaudata Crimson Shrimp 1988

Pasiphaeidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Parapasiphaea cristata Fire Shrimp 1989

Rhynchocinetidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Rhynchocinetes sp. Dancing Shrimp

Squillidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Pseudosquilla ciliata Ciliated Mantis Shrimp 2005*

Stenopodidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Stenopus hispida Boxer Shrimp

STARFISH & URCHINS

Asteriidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Asterias rubens Common Starfish

Cidaridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Phyllacanthus parvispinus Eastern Slate-pencil Urchin

Diadematidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Diadema sp. Sea Urchin

Ophidasteridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Linckia laevigata Blue Starfish 1988

Ophionereididae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Ophioneresissreticulata Reticulate Brittlestar

WORMS

Amphinomidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Hermodice carunculata Beaded fireworm

Lumbruculidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Lumbriculus variegatus Bloodworm

Sabellidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Sabella pavonina Peacock Worm
Sabella spallanzanii European Fan Worm
Sabellastarte magnifica Magnificent Feather Duster
Sabellastart sp. Brown Feather Duster
Spirographis spallanzani Spiral tube worm
Bispera volutacornis Worm

Serpulidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Spirobranchus giganteus Fan Worm

OTHER

Astacidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Pacifastacus leniusculus Red Signal Crayfish 2006*

Calliostomatidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Callistoma sp. Turbo Snail

Chromodorididae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Glossodoris sp. Sea Slug

Cucumariidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Pseudocolochirus violaceaus Sea Apple

Cypraeoidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Cypraea tigris Tiger Cowrie

Holothuriidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Holothuria sp. Sea Cucumber

Limidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Lima sp. Flame Scallop 1988

Palinuridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Panulirus versicolor Painted Spiny Lobster

Stichopopidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Thelonota ananas Pineapple Sea Cucumber 1981

Tridacnidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Tridacna sp. Giant Clam

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