In members of this subfamily the palps are fused and a single pair of tentacular cirri is present. Body up to about 1 cm long.
There are at least 100 species of Syllidae known from Australia and taxonomists are currently describing more species. Most species will require observation of chaetal structures at high magnifications before their identity can be confirmed. The subfamily Exogoninae comprise many very species and although found in many environments, they are especially prevalent in soft sediments.
Port Phillip Bay and other similar coastal habitat, inshore and continental shelf.
Native to Australia
sp. MoV 597
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed