Specific epithet bilobatus, from bis (L.), 'twice' and lobos (Gk.), 'rounded flap'. The specific name relates to the robustly bilobed form of the abdominal neuropodia.
Mackie, Andrew S. Y. 1987. A review of species currently assigned to the genus Leitoscoloplos Day, 1977 (Polychaeta: Orbiniidae), with descriptions of species newly referred to Scoloplos Blainville, 1828. Sarsia, 72: 1-28. (look up in IMIS)