The species had been described twice as a new in Allgen, 1959 (p. 172, fig. 182, in English) and in Allgen, 1960 (pp. 490-491, fig. 19, in German), both times as a type species for a new genus Diplobathylaimus
Allgén, C. A. (1959). Freeliving marine nematodes. Further zoological results of the Swedish Antarctic expedition, 1901-1903 under the direction of Dr. Otto Nordenskjold. V(2) P.A. Norstedt & Söner: Stockholm. 293 pp.