In members of this genus the proboscis is forked, with the terminal branches shorter than the basal part (other spoon worms in this part of Australia have unbranched proboscis). Body up to about 8 cm long.
Spoon worms were previously classified in their own Phylum: Echiura. However, recent DNA studies have shown that these worms are modified polychaetes with very reduced chaetae and segmentation and they are now grouped in the Phylum Annelida.
Under stones, usually in muddy, sheltered habitats.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed