Named after G. Christie who studied the reproductive biology of this genus.
Chambers, Susan J. 2000. A redescription of Chaetozone setosa Malmgren, 1867 including a definition of the genus, and a description of a new species of Chaetozone (Polychaeta: Cirratulidae) from the northeast Atlantic. Bulletin of Marine Science, 67(1): 587-596.