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Dedicated to the Japanese Polychaetologist, late Prof. Shiro Okuda. The new species was firstly reported from burrows of an apodous holothurian from Japan by him as Podarke pugettensis, together with the exact arrangement of dorsal white bands.
Uchida, Hiro'omi. 2004. Hesionidae (Annelida, Polichaeta [sic]) from Japan. I. Kuroshio biosphere 1: 27-92, Plate 1.
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