A taxonomic superfamily.
The Superfamily Aphroditoidea is further organized into finer groupings including:
A family of scaled Polychaete worms known as the "scale worms". Short and flat, specimens reach as much as 20 cm in length and 10 cm width. An almost-constant number of small segments is the norm. They are covered by scales, technically termed elytra. They are active hunters, but generally dwell in protected environments such as under stones. [more]
At least 611 species and subspecies belong to the Family Polynoidae.
More info about the Family Polynoidae may be found here.
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