McConnaughey, B. H., and H. Kritzler. 1952. Mesozoan parasites of Octopus vulgaris Lam. from Florida. Journal of Parasitology 38: 59–64.
Short, R. B. 1964. Dicyema typoides sp. n. (Mesozoa: Dicyemidae) from the northern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Parasitology 50: 646–651.
Short, R. B., and R. T. Damian. 1966. Morphology of the infusoriform larva of Dicyema aegira (Mesozoa: Dicyemidae). Journal of Parasitology 52: 746–751.
Short, R. B., and R. T. Damian. 1967. Oogenesis, fertilization, and first cleavage of Dicyema aegira McConnaughey and Kritzler, 1952 (Mesozoa: Dicyemidae). Journal of Parasitology 53: 186–195.
The host listed as Octopus vulgaris in the references is actually a member of a complex and not O. vulgaris, sensu stricto.
The host identified as Octopus joubini in the references is actually a related unnamed species, Paroctopus sp. nov.
Added keyword "parasitic"
Overstreet, R. M. and F. G. Hochberg. 2009. Dicyemida of the Gulf of Mexico, with Comments on the Orthonectida, Pp. 523–528 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.
Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. 2016. GulfBase: Resource Database for Gulf of Mexico Research, Education, and Management. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. World Wide Web electronic publication. http://www.gulfbase.org, [Today's Date].