Previous records of this species from mainland Antarctica refer to other species in the genus. This species species appears to be restricted to the subantarctic islands. See Blake (2018). It was originally described from Kergulelen, and is likely to occur in the Heard Island region.
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2021-05-05 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
Parapar, J., San Martín, G., 1997. "Sedentary" polychaetes of the Livingstone Island shelf (South Shetlands, Antarctica), with description of a new species., Polar Biology, Vol. 17: 502-514.
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Blake, J.A., 2018. Bitentaculate Cirratulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) collected cheifly during cruises of the R/V Anton Bruun, USNS Eltanin, USCG Glacier, R/V Hero, RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer, and R/V Polarstern from the Southern Ocean, Antarctica, and off western South America., Zootaxa, Vol. 4537(1): 1-130. . doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4537.1.1 doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4537.1.1