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Etymology
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<i>Similis</i> (L.) resembling, similar. The specific name relates to the similarity of the species to <i>S. intermedius</i>.
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)