This species was mis-identified as the European species Pionosyllis divaricata (= Nudisyllis divaricata) by Haswell (1920), but it most likely is an undescribed species of Opisthodonta. See San Martín et al, 2009.
Name status: unaccepted
Checked on: 2016-05-12 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
Australian Biological Resources Study (Houston, K. + others, editors), 2000-, Australian Faunal Directory. World Wide Web electronic publication, http: www.environment.gov.au/abrs/abif-fauna/
Scientific Name verified against:
San Martín, G., López, E., Aguado, M.T., 2009. Revision of the genus Pionosyllis (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Eusyllinae), with a cladistic analysis, and description of five new genera and two new species., Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Vol. 89(7): 1455-1498. . doi:10.1017/S0025315409003099 doi:10.1017/S0025315409003099