In members of this genus furcate (or geniculate) neurochaetae are present. In Schistomeringos loveni the furcate chaetae have prongs of unequal lengths and dorsal cirri appear from chaetiger 3. Body up to about 3 cm long.
This is the only species in the genus known from southern Australia, but others occur in the north.
Estuaries, embayments, continental shelf, sand, mud and weed beds, to depth of 80 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed