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Noun1.Terebellidae - marine burrowing or tube-forming polychete worms usually having long thick bodies
worm family - a family of worms
class Polychaeta, Polychaeta - marine annelid worms
genus Terebella, Terebella - type genus of Terebellidae; tube-forming marine polychete worms with many filamentous tentacles
genus Polycirrus, Polycirrus - genus of soft-bodied polychete marine worms
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Description of the widely reported terebellid polychaetes Loimia medusa (Savigny) and Amphitrite rubra (Risso).
Oikobesalon burrows were possibly made by suspension- or detritus eating terebellid polychaetes (Thomas & Smith 1998).
The species of terebellid polychaete shown above has enlarged, branched curlicues, or branchiae, that help it flourish in an oxygen-minimum zone 412 meters deep on the Pacific side of Costa Rica.