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Boettger, 1955

Ventral furrow absent. A pair of bipectinate gills. Mouth surrounded by a foot-shield and with a radula present. Mouth and anal chamber terminal in position. Spicula squamate, tapering, spearshaped and half-raised.

Source: Jones and Baxter, 1987.

The following subtaxa of this class occur in the region:

Order Chaetodermatida
Family Chaetodermatidae
Genus Chaetoderma
Chaetoderma nitidulum
Genus Falcidens
Falcidens crossotus
Family Limifossoridae
Genus Scutopus
Scutopus ventrolineatus

Class Caudofoveata