Phyllodoce citrina (Malmgren, 1865)
Anaitides citrina (Malmgren, 1865)
Phyllodoce badia (Malmgren, 1867)
Anaitides citrina (Bergström, 1914)
Up to 150 mm for 250 segments.
Living animals yellowish with dark brown pigmentation laterally on prostomium, anterior to eyes, on dorsum with darker spots medially forming a longitudinal band, and medially on dorsal cirri. Eyes dark red. Pigmentation preserves fairly well.
Mainly occurring on mud bottoms, from 15 to 270 m.
Reproduction and larval development take place in spring and early summer. The species has a long pelagic stage.
Arctic and circumboreal.