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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelina tessellata Neave & Glasby, 2013 
AphiaID: 743336

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelininae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelina (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelina Örsted, 1843
Source  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 , available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13127-013-0130-x
page(s): 338-340, figs. 4c, 6e-f, 9 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NTM W19553, locality Australian part of the Arafura Sea (Northern Territory, Melville Bay, Site 2, Export Wharf, shallow water) [details]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal to 10 m deep. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northern region of Northern Territory, Australia, in mudflats from the intertidal to 10 m deep. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcology In mudflats from the intertidal to 10 m deep; maybe associated with mangroves. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species name is formed from the Greek, tessella, meaning 'small square', referring to the distinctive pattern on the pygidial funnel of this species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Australia, Northern Territory, Melville Bay, Site 2, Export Wharf.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:743336
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2013-10-25 11:42:51Z  created  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Ophelina tessellata Neave & Glasby, 2013. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=743336 on 2014-07-23
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