basis of recordBellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS) [details]
Present Inaccurate Introduced: alien Containing type locality
From other sources
Distribution Distribution: New Guinea, Indo-China, Gulf of Siam, Indian Ocean, Ceylon and Red Sea(Fauvel,1953). [details] Remark The species is ascribed as Tomopteris dunkeri according to Fauvel (1953).
The subgenus is Johnstonella in Fauvel (1953). [details]