Type material: 

This species was named after the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama.

Paratype: USNM 1073476

Type locality: North side of Bastimento Island, Wild Cane Key, Bocas del Toro (Centroid Latitude: 9.3442, Centroid Longitude: -82.1719, depth range 0.9 to 4.2 m), Panama, Caribbean Sea.

Distribution: 

The paratype of this species (USNM 1073476) was collected from the North side of Bastimento Island, Wild Cane Key, Bocas del Toro (Centroid Latitude: 9.3442, Centroid Longitude: -82.1719, depth range 0.9 to 4.2 m), Panama, Caribbean Sea.

Taxonomic name: 
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith