Maluf (1988) and Lessios (2005) report that this species has a distribution range that straddles Panama (Mexico to Chile), and has a depth range of 1450 to 2454 m. However, Alverado et al. (2010) list this species as recorded from the eastern Pacific off Panama.

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