In members of this genus the pharynx has single to multiple sinuations anterior and lateral to proventricle and the trepan has various types of denticulation, arranged in 1 ring. Body up to about 6 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. Myrianida sp. is one of a number of species now being described by taxonomists.
Port Phillip Bay and other similar coastal habitat, inshore and continental shelf.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed