Sabellides manriquei new species has two eyespots; paleae larger or of the same size as following notosetae; branchiae 1.5–2.0 times longer than tentacles, reaching setigers 8–9; branchiae in two separated groups with three in front and one behind; thoracic uncini
with 4–5 teeth in a row. Sabellides oculata Webster is redescribed from two syntypes and has two eyespots; paleae absent; branchiae reach setigers 4–5; branchiae in two groups with three in front and one behind, groups medially fused; thoracic uncini with two rows of 5 teeth
each. A key to all species in the genus is included.
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