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Description

provided by NMNH Antarctic Invertebrates

“Trypanosyllis bidentata, new species

Records: 19:1 sta. 1346 (14, TYPE);12:2 sta. 1343 (15).

Description: The body is greatly depressed, with segments much wider than long, the length/width ratio about 1/13. No color remains except for the dark eyes on the prostomium and the orange-red ova in some specimens. Length of a nearly complete, ovigerous specimen is 9.2”

(Hartman, 1967)