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Tube builders with an elongate body. The prostomium may be blunt, have frontal horns or be pointed. A pair of long grooved palps are present (although these are easily lost during collection/processing) and occasionally an occipital tentacle may occur. Parapodia are biramous and contain simple capillaries and hooded hooks. Dorsal digitate branchae are usually present on a variable number of segments.

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