Eunicidae


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Eunicidae

[yü′nis·əd·ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of polychaete annelids in the superfamily Eunicea having characteristic pharyngeal armature consisting of maxillae and mandibles.
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The palolo worm belongs to a family of marine worms called eunicidae, which has a bizarre spawn where only the reproductive organs show up to the swarm.
Species 1995 1998 AMPHARETIDAE Ampharete labrops Harman, 1961 x Ampharete sp x Amphicteis acutifrons Grube, 1850 x Amphicteis sp Grube, 1850 x CAPITELLIDAE Capitella capitata Fabricius, 1780 x x Mediomastus californiensis Hartman, 1944 x x Mediomastus sp x x Notomastus magnus Hartman, 1947 x Notomastus tennis Moore, 1909 x x Notomastus sp x CIRRATULIDAE Aphelochaeta marioni Saint-Joseph, 1894 x Aphelochaeta sp x Cirriformia spirabranchia Moore, 1904 x x Monticellina tesselata Harman, 1960 x Protocirrineris socialis Blake, 1996 x Protocirrineris sp x COSSURIDAE Cossura candida Hartman, 1955 x x Cossura sp A x x DORVILLEIDAE Dorvillea sp x EUNICIDAE Lysidice ninetta Verril, 1900 x Marphisa disjuncta Harman, 1961 x M.