This species was originally placed in Thyonidiella, which is now regarded as a synonym of Phyrella, but this species does not appear to belong to that genus. It is currently placed in Phyllophorus sensu lato pending phylogenetic study. See Michonneau & Paulay, 2014.
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2016-05-12 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
O'Loughlin, P.M., Barmos, S., Vandenspiegel, D., 2012. The phyllophorid sea cucumbers of southern Australia (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Dendrochirotida: Phyllophoridae)., Memoirs of Museum Victoria, Vol. 69: 269-308.
Scientific Name verified against:
Michonneau, F., Paulay, G., 2014. Revision of the genus Phyrella (Holothuroidea: Dendrochirotida) with the description of a new species from Guam., Zootaxa, Vol. 3760(2): 101-140.