In members of this genus the prostomium is distinctly heart-shaped and the pharynx has two distinct regions characterised by differing arrangements of papillae. A median antenna is absent. Body up to about 5-10 cm long.
These predatory worms can frequently be seen at low tide on sand flats where they roam around seeking mucus trails of various prey species which they then follow and capture. They have also been collected in a variety of other habitats.
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