From Jirkov (2018: 49): "Species is named after my friend Dr. Martha K. Leontovich [...]; she has described several new terebellid species".
Jirkov, Igor. (2018). Three new species of <i>Thelepus</i> Leuckart, 1849 from Europe and a re-description of <i>T. cincinnatus</i> (Fabricius, 1780) (Annelida, Terebellidae). <em>ZooKeys.</em> 759: 29-56. Available for editors [request]