WoRMS taxon details

Ophelia 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] 
Holotype  MNHN POLY TYPE 1250, locality Ivory Coast...  
Holotype 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]
Type locality contained in Ivory Coast Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Ivory Coast Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Off Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Off Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa, Atlantic Ocean (5.225°, -4.0833°). [details]
Depth range 20-40 m.  
Depth range 20-40 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: West Africa (Ivory Coast; Angola).  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: West Africa (Ivory Coast; Angola). [details]

Etymology Not explicitly stated in the original description. The species is named after Jørgen Bagger Kirkegaard (b. Frederiksberg,...  
Etymology 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]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Ophelia kirkegaardi Intes & Le Loeuff, 1977. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330172 on 2018-04-25
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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 
 

Holotype 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
Depth range 20-40 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: West Africa (Ivory Coast; Angola). [details]

Etymology 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]

Habitat Not stated, at shallow shelf depths. [details]

Holotype Deposited at the Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France (MNHN POLY TYPE 1250). [details]

Type locality Off Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa, Atlantic Ocean (5.225°, -4.0833°). [details]