WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia kirkegaardi Intes & Le Loeuff, 1977

330172  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330172)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Intes, André; Loeuff, Pierre Le. (1977). Les annélides polychètes de Côte d'Ivoire. 2. - Polychètes sédentaires - compte rendu systématique. Cahiers ORSTOM (Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer). Série Océanographie. 15(3): 215-249., available online at http://horizon.documentation.ird.fr/exl-doc/pleins_textes/cahiers/oceanographie/19746.pdf
page(s): 228, fig. 1j [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  MNHN POLY TYPE 1250, locality Ivory Coast...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN POLY TYPE 1250, locality Ivory Coast (off Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa, Atlantic Ocean (05°13.5'N, 04°05'W; 5.225°, -4.0833°); 30 m) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Ivory Coast Exclusive Economic Zone  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Ivory Coast Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Off Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa, Atlantic Ocean (5.225°, -4.0833°). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 20-40 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 20-40 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: West Africa (Ivory Coast; Angola).  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: West Africa (Ivory Coast; Angola). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not explicitly stated in the original description. The species is named after Jørgen Bagger Kirkegaard (b. Frederiksberg,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not explicitly stated in the original description. The species is named after Jørgen Bagger Kirkegaard (b. Frederiksberg, Denmark, 18 November 1920 - d. 2 March 2006), curator of Annelida of the Zoological Museum of Copenhagen, and who first described the species in 1959, as Ophelia sp. (Kirkegaard, 1959: 46-47). [details]
WoRMS (2008). Ophelia kirkegaardi Intes & Le Loeuff, 1977. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330172 on 2018-01-23

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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 Intes, André; Loeuff, Pierre Le. (1977). Les annélides polychètes de Côte d'Ivoire. 2. - Polychètes sédentaires - compte rendu systématique. Cahiers ORSTOM (Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer). Série Océanographie. 15(3): 215-249., available online at http://horizon.documentation.ird.fr/exl-doc/pleins_textes/cahiers/oceanographie/19746.pdf
page(s): 228, fig. 1j [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN POLY TYPE 1250, locality Ivory Coast (off Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa, Atlantic Ocean (05°13.5'N, 04°05'W; 5.225°, -4.0833°); 30 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 20-40 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: West Africa (Ivory Coast; Angola). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not explicitly stated in the original description. The species is named after Jørgen Bagger Kirkegaard (b. Frederiksberg, Denmark, 18 November 1920 - d. 2 March 2006), curator of Annelida of the Zoological Museum of Copenhagen, and who first described the species in 1959, as Ophelia sp. (Kirkegaard, 1959: 46-47). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Not stated, at shallow shelf depths. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Deposited at the Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France (MNHN POLY TYPE 1250). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa, Atlantic Ocean (5.225°, -4.0833°). [details]