Short, R. B. 1962. Two new dicyemid mesozoans from the Gulf of Mexico. Tulane Studies in Zoology 9: 101–111.
The host identified as Octopus joubini in the references is actually a related unnamed species, Paroctopus sp. nov.
Added keywords "parasitic" and "endemic to Gulf of Mexico"
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].