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a needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal
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Diagnosis: Both the subacicular hooks and aciculae are yellow throughout although in some specimens the aciculae have darkened tips.
Diagnosis: With simple multidentate hooked hooks and capillaries and yellow aciculae.
2D, E); bearing about 30 crenulated capillaries in anterior abdomen and about 15 in median abdomen, furcated chaetae not seen; prechaetal lobe supported by one or two slightly sigmoid and protruding aciculae.
It is characterized by its thoracic chaetiger number, branchiae, uncini, and bilobed abdominal neuropodia with protruding aciculae.
2e); the female has smooth dorsal cirri (without crenulations), twice as long as the ventral cirri; with two aciculae
in each anterior parapodia decreasing progressively to only one in posterior ones, anterior aciculae
straight and provided with acute tip, midbody parapodia each with one straight acicula and another with oblique tip; posterior aciculae
with curved tip.