WoRMS taxon details

Ophelia capensis Kirkegaard, 1959

330167  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330167)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Kirkegaard, Jørgen B. (1959). The Polychaeta of West Africa Part I. Sedentary species. <em>Atlantide Report.</em> 5: 7-117.
page(s): 45-46, fig. 8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  ZMUC POL-001520, geounit Table Bay  
Holotype ZMUC POL-001520, geounit Table Bay [details]
Note Table Bay, off Cape Town, South Africa,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Table Bay, off Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (-33.8667°, 18.35°). [details]
Depth range 50-80 m.  
Depth range 50-80 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Table Bay and False Bay (off Cape Town, South Africa).  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Table Bay and False Bay (off Cape Town, South Africa). [details]

Etymology Not explicitly stated in the original description. The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the...  
Etymology Not explicitly stated in the original description. The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, off Cape Town (Table Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Ophelia capensis Kirkegaard, 1959. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330167 on 2020-07-10
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Kirkegaard, Jørgen B. (1959). The Polychaeta of West Africa Part I. Sedentary species. <em>Atlantide Report.</em> 5: 7-117.
page(s): 45-46, fig. 8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ZMUC POL-001520, geounit Table Bay [details]
Nontype, geounit False Bay (South Africa) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 50-80 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Table Bay and False Bay (off Cape Town, South Africa). [details]

Etymology Not explicitly stated in the original description. The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, off Cape Town (Table Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean). [details]

Habitat Not stated, at shelf depths. [details]

Type locality Table Bay, off Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (-33.8667°, 18.35°). [details]