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Etymology

(from Gibson, R., Wickham D. E., & Kuris A. M. (1990). A new genus and species of monostiliferoidean nemertean (Nemertea: Enopla) found on an egg mass of the anomuran decapod Paralithodes camtschatica.. Zool. J. Linn. Soc.. 185-198.)

The generic name is derived by adding the Latin suffix -inus (=belonging to) to the name alaxa (=Alaska) and refers to the geographic location from which the new form comes.

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