This set of images taken by Ryan Murphy shows one of the more delicate of the Polynoidae, or scale worms. Divers often find scale worms on the underside of Sea stars and sea cucumbers at Race Rocks. This has not been positively identified but it could be one of the two of three species in the Genus Hololepida.
The following classification is based on that of the Animal Diversity Web:
There are two possible species :
or Species : veleronis
The Taxonomy files are the result of collaboration between students, faculty, staff and Volunteers of Lester Pearson College— Garry Fletcher,