Species under Xylophaga
n= 17
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Xylophaga abyssorum
Dall, 1886
Western Atlantic 0.54
Xylophaga atlantica
Richards, 1942
Atlantic woodeater North America 1.2
Xylophaga bayeri
Turner, 2002
Western Atlantic 0.82
Xylophaga clenchi
Turner & Culliney, 1971
Western Atlantic 1.4
Xylophaga depalmai
Turner, 2002
Western Atlantic 0.98
Xylophaga dorsalis
(Turton, 1819)
Mediterranean Sea
Xylophaga galatheae
Knudsen, 1961
Southwest Pacific
Xylophaga gerda
Turner, 2002
Western Atlantic 0.38
Xylophaga globosa
Sowerby, 1835
Southeast Pacific
Xylophaga hadalis
Knudsen, 1961
Southwest Pacific
Xylophaga indica
Smith, 1904
Western Pacific
Xylophaga praestans
Smith, 1903
Mediterranean Sea
Xylophaga profunda
Turner, 2002
Western Atlantic 1.09
Xylophaga tipperi
Turner, 2002
Western Atlantic 0.9
Xylophaga washingtona
Bartsch, 1921
Washington woodeater East Pacific
Xylophaga whoi
Turner, 2002
Western Atlantic 1.49
Xylophaga wolffi
Knudsen, 1961
Western Pacific
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