Synonymised taxa: 

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

Distribution: 

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