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Scaleworms, usually long bodied, with elytra on alternate segments anteriorly and every segment subsequently. The prostomium has 1-3 antennae and a single pair of palps. The eversible pharynx has 2 pairs of jaws. Parapodia are biramous, notopodia have simple setae while those in the neuropodium are compound.

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