Named after Captain James L. Faughn of the vessel "Stranger" of the Scripps Institution of Oceangraphy at La Jolla, California, from which the offshore samples of the project were collected in the Bay of Nha Trang, Vietnam
Gallardo, Victor A. (1968 (imprint 1967)). Polychaeta from the Bay of Nha Trang, South Viet Nam. Naga Report. 4(3): 35-279.