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Distinctive worms with most species having long forward pointing chaetae forming a cephalic cage. The prostomium is small with a single antenna and palps at its corners. First segment with 1 or 2 pairs of tentacular cirri. Setae may be capillary, pectinate, plumose or acicular.

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