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The type material was not preserved, but Strelzov (1973) studied a specimen collected in 1924 at the area of Novaya Zemlya and determined by I.G. Zachs as <i>Aricidea uschakowi</i> Zachs, 1925. The specimen was identified by Strelzov (1973) as <i>Aricidea (Allia) nolani</i> Webster & Benedict, 1887, and the two species were synonymized. Strelzov (1973) also considered <i>A. suecica</i> Eliason, 1920 as a junior synonym of <i>A. nolani</i>, with base on the comparison of the specimens studied by Strelzov (including specimens from Eliason's collection) and the description of <i>A. nolani</i>. With <i>A. nolani</i> being considered as indeterminable by Pettibone <i>in</i> Hartley (1981), <i>A. suecica</i> became a valid species, including this way <i>A. uschakowi</i> as a junior synonym.
Hartley, J.P. (1981). The family Paraonidae (Polychaeta) in British waters: a new species and new records with a key to species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 61(01): 133-149. available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315400045975

Strelzov, V.E. (1979). Polychaete worms of the Family Paraonidae Cerruti, 1909 (Polychaeta, Sedentaria). New Delhi, Amerind Publishing Co., for The Smithsonian Institution & The National Science Foundation. [English translation from Akademiya Nauk, SSR 1973] pp. 212.
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