Synonymised taxa: 

Auricularia nudibranchiata Chun, 1896
Synapta abyssicola Théel, 1886 (synonym)
Synapta abyssicola var. pacifica Ludwig, 1893
Synapta brychia Verrill, 1885


In Panama this species has been collected from the Panama Basin (USNM 1075743 & USNM 1075689; Centroid Latitude: 5.16333, Centroid Longitude:-81.68667), eastern Pacific, North Pacific Ocean, by the R. V. Melville from a depth range of 3900 to 4000 m.

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