This species has been recorded as Polydora cilitata, but a number of different species world wide have been confused with the latter. Australian material has not been fully described, and accurate species determination must wait until Australian material is redescribed (Wilson et al, 2003).
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2017-03-05 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:
Walker, L.M., 2011. A review of the current status of the Polydora-complex (Polychaeta: Spionidae) in Australia and a checklist of recorded species., Zootaxa, Vol. 2751: 40-62.