WoRMS taxon details

Ophelia elongata Hutchings & Murray, 1984

330170  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330170)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 77, fig. 22.1 [details]   
Holotype  AM W.8812, locality New South Wales (Burwood...  
Holotype AM W.8812, locality New South Wales (Burwood Beach, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -32.959°, 151.743°); subtidal, sandy surf beach) [details]
Note Burwood Beach, New South Wales, Australia...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Burwood Beach, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -32.959°, 151.743°), subtidal, sandy surf beach. [details]
Depth range Subtidal.  
Depth range Subtidal. [details]

Distribution Australia: New South Wales (Belmont Beach; Burwood Beach; Dolls Point; Merewether Beach; Trial Bay).  
Distribution Australia: New South Wales (Belmont Beach; Burwood Beach; Dolls Point; Merewether Beach; Trial Bay). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet elongata is the feminine of the Latin participle elongatus, meaning 'prolonged'or 'elongated', and...  
Etymology The specific epithet elongata is the feminine of the Latin participle elongatus, meaning 'prolonged'or 'elongated', and refers to the elongate nature of the prostomium and peristomium. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Ophelia elongata Hutchings & Murray, 1984. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330170 on 2018-05-20
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original description Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 77, fig. 22.1 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype AM W.8812, locality New South Wales (Burwood Beach, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -32.959°, 151.743°); subtidal, sandy surf beach) [details]
Paratype LACM AHF POLY 1416, locality New South Wales (Burwood Beach, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -32.959°, 151.743°); subtidal, sandy surf beach) [details]
Paratype NHMUK 1983.1742, locality New South Wales (Belmont Beach, south of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -33.0433°, 151.6822°); subtidal, sandy surf beach) [details]
Paratype USNM 81492, locality New South Wales (Belmont Beach, south of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -33.0433°, 151.6822°); subtidal, sandy surf beach) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Subtidal. [details]

Distribution Australia: New South Wales (Belmont Beach; Burwood Beach; Dolls Point; Merewether Beach; Trial Bay). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet elongata is the feminine of the Latin participle elongatus, meaning 'prolonged'or 'elongated', and refers to the elongate nature of the prostomium and peristomium. [details]

Habitat Sandy subtidal surf beaches. [details]

Type locality Burwood Beach, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -32.959°, 151.743°), subtidal, sandy surf beach. [details]