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Proboscis not bifurcated at the end. Two ventral hooks and a single or double peri-anal ring of bristles. The body is to a varying extent marked by rings bearing spines. Two or three pairs of nephridia, their external orifice often lengthened and spirally coiled. Both sexes alike.

The following species of this genus occurs in the region:

Echiurus echiurus

Genus Echiurus