WoRMS taxon details

Ophelina cyprophilia Neave & Glasby, 2013

743335  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:743335)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Neave, Matthew J; Glasby, Christopher J. 2013. New species of Ophelina (Annelida: Opheliidae: Ophelininae) from northern Australia. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 13(2): 331-347
page(s): 335-336, figs. 4a, 6a-b, 7 [details]   
Holotype  NTM W23825, locality Australian part of the...  
Holotype NTM W23825, locality Australian part of the Arafura Sea (Darwin Harbour, Bayview Haven, near entrance to lock, shallow water) [details]
Note Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin Harbour,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin Harbour, Bayview Haven, near entrance to lock.  [details]
Depth range Intertidal to 10 m deep.   
Depth range Intertidal to 10 m deep.  [details]

Distribution Northern region of Northern Territory, Australia, in mudflats from the intertidal to 10 m deep.  
Distribution Northern region of Northern Territory, Australia, in mudflats from the intertidal to 10 m deep. [details]

Etymology The species name is derived from the Greek, Kypros, meaning copper, and philia, meaning fondness, referring to this species...  
Etymology The species name is derived from the Greek, Kypros, meaning copper, and philia, meaning fondness, referring to this species ability to live in sediments with high levels of copper. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Ophelina cyprophilia Neave & Glasby, 2013. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=743335 on 2018-04-20
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original description Neave, Matthew J; Glasby, Christopher J. 2013. New species of Ophelina (Annelida: Opheliidae: Ophelininae) from northern Australia. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 13(2): 331-347
page(s): 335-336, figs. 4a, 6a-b, 7 [details]   
Holotype NTM W23825, locality Australian part of the Arafura Sea (Darwin Harbour, Bayview Haven, near entrance to lock, shallow water) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to 10 m deep.  [details]

Distribution Northern region of Northern Territory, Australia, in mudflats from the intertidal to 10 m deep. [details]

Ecology In mudflats from the intertidal to 10 m deep; maybe associated with mangroves.  [details]

Etymology The species name is derived from the Greek, Kypros, meaning copper, and philia, meaning fondness, referring to this species ability to live in sediments with high levels of copper. [details]

Type locality Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin Harbour, Bayview Haven, near entrance to lock.  [details]