Cirratulus gilchristi Day 1961
Small, threadlike, 12 mm long. In life tentacular filaments white, branchiae and body yellow. Prostomium blunt, 4 pairs of eyes, 3 – 5 pairs tentacular filaments arising in transverse row at anterior of chaetiger 1. Long branchiae from chaetiger 1 to end of body. Unidentate acicular hooks in noto- and neuropodial from chaetiger 3 – 6 onwards. Capillaries in all notopodia, absent from neuropodial from chaetiger 6 onwards.
Southwest coast (Type locality Saldanha Bay)