Goniadidae look similar to Glyceridae. The major
difference between them is the morphology of the pharynx.
Goniadidae have papillae on the proboscis located with a
pair of macrognaths and micrognaths. A longitudinal row of V-shaped chevrons appears at the base of the
Prostomium is conical in shape, 4 antennae present.
Parapodia and Setae
Anterior part of parapodia is uniramous, and posterior
part is biramous.
Notosetae are simple, neurosetae are compound.
Anterior parapodia uniramous
Developed by: P. L. Chan Last modified: 4 April,00