Verrill, A.E. 1869. Synopsis of the Polyps and Corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U. S. N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by DR. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. Proceedings of the Essex Institute. 6: 51-104. BHLReference page.
original description of Sagartia lineataVerrill, 1869: 57