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From Hartman (1948: 57): "The single specimen is poorly preserved. The anterior end and proboscis are missing. Setae are those of an epitokous, or pelagic individual. Dorsal cirri are lost and the orientation of parapodial parts cannot be discerned. In view of these uncertainties, it seems desirable to regard both genus and species as indeterminable." Later, Pettibone (1971: 49) added: "The holotype consists of the posterior end of a heteronereid. As indicated earlier by Hartman (1949:57), both the genus and species must be considered indeterminable because of the brevity of the original description, absence of figures, and the poor condition of the holotype."
Hartman, Olga. (1948). The marine annelids erected by Kinberg. With some notes on some other types in the Swedish State Museum. <em>Arkiv för Zoologi.</em> 42(1): 1-137, & plates 1-18. 

Pettibone, Marian H. (1971). Revision of some species referred to <i>Leptonereis</i>, <i>Nicon</i>, and <i>Laeonereis</i> (Polychaeta: Nereididae). <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 104: 1-53. available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/handle/10088/5689 Available for editors  PDF available [request]
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