WoRMS taxon details

Ophelina tessellata Neave & Glasby, 2013

743336  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:743336)

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): 338-340, figs. 4c, 6e-f, 9 [details]   
Holotype  NTM W19553, locality Australian part of the...  
Holotype NTM W19553, locality Australian part of the Arafura Sea (Northern Territory, Melville Bay, Site 2, Export Wharf, shallow water) [details]
Note Australia, Northern Territory, Melville Bay,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Australia, Northern Territory, Melville Bay, Site 2, Export Wharf.  [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 formed from the Greek, tessella, meaning 'small square', referring to the distinctive pattern on the...  
Etymology 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]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Ophelina tessellata Neave & Glasby, 2013. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=743336 on 2018-06-20
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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): 338-340, figs. 4c, 6e-f, 9 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
Holotype NTM W19553, locality Australian part of the Arafura Sea (Northern Territory, Melville Bay, Site 2, Export Wharf, 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 formed from the Greek, tessella, meaning 'small square', referring to the distinctive pattern on the pygidial funnel of this species.  [details]

Type locality Australia, Northern Territory, Melville Bay, Site 2, Export Wharf.  [details]