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   Table 2 - Distinguishing characteristics



Palola Eunice Marphysa Lysidice Nematonereis
Number of
antennae
5 5 5 3 1
Branchiae a or simple a, simple or branched a, simple or branched a a
Subacicular
hooks
a p p p p
Mandibles scoop-shaped flat flat scoop-shaped scoop-shaped
Peristomial cirri p p a p p

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