WoRMS taxon details

Ophelina Örsted, 1843

129414  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129414)

accepted
Genus
Ammotrypane Rathke, 1843 (subjective synonym)
Ladice Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Omaria Grube, 1869 (subjective synonym)
Terpsichore Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Urosiphon Chamberlin, 1919 (subjective synonym)
Species Ophelina abranchiata Støp-Bowitz, 1948
Species Ophelina acuminata Örsted, 1843
Species Ophelina adamantea (Kinberg, 1866)
Species Ophelina alata Elias, Bremec, Lana & Orensanz, 2003
Species Ophelina ammotrypanella Schüller, 2008
Species Ophelina aulogaster (Rathke, 1843)
Species Ophelina aulogastrella (Hartman & Fauchald, 1971)
Species Ophelina basicirra Parapar, Moreira & Helgason, 2011
Species Ophelina bimensis (Caullery, 1944)
Species Ophelina bowitzi Parapar, Moreira & Helgason, 2011
Species Ophelina brattegardi Kongsrud & Bakken
Species Ophelina breviata (Ehlers, 1913)
Species Ophelina brevibranchiata (Caullery, 1944)
Species Ophelina buitendijki (Horst, 1919)
Species Ophelina cordiformis (Caullery, 1944)
Species Ophelina cylindricaudata (Hansen, 1879)
Species Ophelina cyprophilia Neave & Glasby, 2013
Species Ophelina delapidans (Kinberg, 1866)
Species Ophelina dubia (caullery, 1944)
Species Ophelina ehlersi (Horst, 1919)
Species Ophelina farallonensis Blake, 2000
Species Ophelina fauveli (Caullery, 1944)
Species Ophelina gaucha Elías, Bremec, Lana & Orensanz, 2003
Species Ophelina gigantea (Rullier, 1965)
Species Ophelina grandis (Pillai, 1961)
Species Ophelina groenlandica Støp-Bowitz, 1948
Species Ophelina gymnopyge (Ehlers, 1908)
Species Ophelina hachaensis Augener, 1934
Species Ophelina helgolandiae Augener, 1912
Species Ophelina kampeni (Horst, 1919)
Species Ophelina kinbergi Hansen, 1882
Species Ophelina kuekenthali (McIntosh, 1908)
Species Ophelina langii (Kükenthal, 1887)
Species Ophelina longicaudata (Caullery, 1944)
Species Ophelina longicirrata Hartmann-Schröder & Parker, 1995
Species Ophelina minima Hartmann-Schröder, 1974
Species Ophelina modesta Støp-Bowitz, 1958
Species Ophelina nematoides (Ehlers, 1913)
Species Ophelina norvegica Støp-Bowitz, 1945
Species Ophelina opisthobranchiata Wirén, 1901
Species Ophelina profunda (Caullery, 1944)
Species Ophelina pygocirrata (Ehlers, 1920)
Species Ophelina remigera (Ehlers, 1918)
Species Ophelina robusta Schüller, 2008
Species Ophelina scaphigera (Ehlers, 1900)
Species Ophelina setigera (Hartman, 1978)
Species Ophelina sibogae (Caullery, 1944)
Species Ophelina syringopyge (Ehlers, 1901)
Species Ophelina tessellata Neave & Glasby, 2013

Species Ophelina kuekenthali (Horst, 1919) (nomen dubium, junior homonym, unreplaced)

Subgenus Ophelina (Armandia) accepted as Armandia Filippi, 1861
  » Species Ophelina (Armandia) leptocirris Grube, 1878 accepted as Armandia leptocirris (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
Species Ophelina agilis Andrews, 1891 accepted as Armandia agilis (Andrews, 1891) (superseded original combination)
Species Ophelina arctica (McIntosh in Jeffreys, 1876) accepted as Ammotrypanella arctica (McIntosh in Jeffreys, 1876) (superseded recombination)
Species Ophelina brasiliensis Hansen, 1882 accepted as Antiobactrum brasiliensis (Hansen, 1882) (superseded original combination)
Species Ophelina brevita [auct. lapsus] accepted as Ophelina breviata (Ehlers, 1913) (lapsus calami)
Species Ophelina cylindricaudatus Jirkov, 2001 accepted as Ophelina cylindricaudata (Hansen, 1879)
Species Ophelina helgolandica [auctt.] accepted as Ophelina helgolandiae Augener, 1912 (misspelling)
Species Ophelina maculata Webster, 1884 accepted as Armandia maculata (Webster, 1884) (superseded original combination)
Species Ophelina magna Treadwell, 1914 accepted as Ophelia magna (Treadwell, 1914) (superseded original combination)
Species Ophelina margaleffi Sardá, Gil, Taboada & Gili, 2009 accepted as Ophelina modesta Støp-Bowitz, 1958 (subjective synonym)
Species Ophelina mucronata Treadwell, 1914 accepted as Thoracophelia mucronata (Treadwell, 1914) (superseded original combination)
Species Ophelina opisthobranchia [auctt.] accepted as Ophelina opisthobranchiata Wirén, 1901 (misspelling)
Species Ophelina sarsi (Eliason, 1962) accepted as Ophelina modesta Støp-Bowitz, 1958 (subjective synonym; recombination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Ørsted, A. S. (1843). Annulatorum danicorum conspectus. Auctore A.S. Örsted. Fasc. I. Maricolæ. (Quæstio ab universitate Hafniensi ad solvendum proposita et proemio ornata). , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/11849
page(s): 45 [details]   
Nomenclature Ophelina Savigny is included in several English translations of Cuvier's "Le Règne Animal ...", notably the expanded...  
Nomenclature Ophelina Savigny is included in several English translations of Cuvier's "Le Règne Animal ...", notably the expanded version published by Whittaker, with Griffith as lead author. However, this appears to be a coincidental lapsus when the text should have been Ophelia Savigny. A new name was not intended. If so Ophelina appearing in the Griffith volume is not an available name for taxonomy, and the listing in 'Nomenclator Zoologicus' [http://www.ubio.org/NZ/PDF/Vol3/pg0430.pdf] of two apparent Ophelina authorships should not be interpreted as a case of homonymy. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Ophelina Örsted, 1843. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129414 on 2018-12-12
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original description Ørsted, A. S. (1843). Annulatorum danicorum conspectus. Auctore A.S. Örsted. Fasc. I. Maricolæ. (Quæstio ab universitate Hafniensi ad solvendum proposita et proemio ornata). , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/11849
page(s): 45 [details]   

original description  (ofAmmotrypane Rathke, 1843) Rathke, H. (1843). Beiträge zur Fauna Norwegens. <em>Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum, Breslau & Bonn.</em> 20: 1-264c., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11613
page(s): 186 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofLadice Kinberg, 1866) Kinberg, J. G. H. (1866). Annulata Nova. <em>Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 22(4): 239-258., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/253/mode/1up
page(s): 257 [details]   

original description  (ofTerpsichore Kinberg, 1866) Kinberg, J. G. H. (1866). Annulata Nova. <em>Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 22(4): 239-258., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/253/mode/1up
page(s): 257 [details]   

original description  (ofUrosiphon Chamberlin, 1919) Chamberlin, Ralph V. 1919. The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv
page(s): 384 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

additional source Kongsrud, J. A.; Bakken, T.; Oug, E. 2011. Deep-water species of the genus Ophelina (Annelida, Opheliidae) in the Nordic Seas, with the description of Ophelina brattegardi sp. nov. Italian Journal of Zoology 78(Supplement 1): 95-111 [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   
 
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Diagnosis From Maciolek & Blake (2006):
"Body elongate, not divided into distinct regions; with deep ventral groove and two lateral grooves along entire length of body. Prostomium conical, sometimes with terminal palpode; eyes present or absent. Branchiae present or absent; if present, beginning on chaetiger 2, continuing to posterior end, sometimes absent from middle or far posterior chaetigers; branchiae single, cirriform. Segmental lateral eyes absent. Noto- and neuropodia with small fascicles of capillary chaetae; small ventral cirrus present. Pygidium with anal funnel sometimes bearing long unpaired cirrus and additional lateral cirri.[details]

Nomenclature Ophelina Savigny is included in several English translations of Cuvier's "Le Règne Animal ...", notably the expanded version published by Whittaker, with Griffith as lead author. However, this appears to be a coincidental lapsus when the text should have been Ophelia Savigny. A new name was not intended. If so Ophelina appearing in the Griffith volume is not an available name for taxonomy, and the listing in 'Nomenclator Zoologicus' [http://www.ubio.org/NZ/PDF/Vol3/pg0430.pdf] of two apparent Ophelina authorships should not be interpreted as a case of homonymy. [details]
 



Ophelina acuminata
 Ophelina acuminata
[image from typetaxon]