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Diagnosis

provided by World Register of Marine Species
Pair of grooved palps arising either on or anterior to chaetiger one; abdominal segments frequently beaded in appearance; chaetae all simple capillaries, lacking distinct denticulations, lacking sawtooth edge; posterior body end frequently "expanded".

Reference

Blake, James A. (1991). Revision of some genera and species of Cirratulidae (Polychaeta) from the western North Atlantic. Ophelia, supplement 5 (Systematics, Biology and Morphology of World Polychaeta). 5S: 17-30.

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bibliographic citation
Blake, James A. (1991). Revision of some genera and species of Cirratulidae (Polychaeta) from the western North Atlantic. <em>Ophelia, supplement 5 (Systematics, Biology and Morphology of World Polychaeta).</em> 5S: 17-30. Blake, James A. (1991). Revision of some genera and species of Cirratulidae (Polychaeta) from the western North Atlantic. <em>Ophelia, supplement 5 (Systematics, Biology and Morphology of World Polychaeta).</em> 5S: 17-30.
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