WoRMS vernacular details
Of the Japanese name, ‘Ryukyu’ is from the Ryukyu Islands where the species was found, and ‘tatsutogekawa’ is from the Japanese name for the genus Dracoderes proposed in Murakami (2005).
Yamasaki, H. (2015). Two new species of <em>Dracoderes</em> (Kinorhyncha: Dracoderidae) from the Ryukyu Islands, Japan, with a molecular phylogeny of the genus. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3980(3): 359-378.