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Polychaeta source details

Blake, J.A. 2000. Family Opheliidae Malmgren, 1867. pages 145-168. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul Valentich. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 7 - The Annelida Part 4. Polychaeta: Fabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
2013-01-12 18:30:12Z

Holotype LACM AHF Poly 1945, geounit Farallon Islands, identified as Ophelina farallonensis Blake, 2000
 Depth range

1020-3060 m. [details]


Pacific Ocean: off California. [details]

 Editor's comment

The combination Ophelina pallida (Hartman, 1960) does not appear to be supported by prior taxonomic reports, ... [details]


Not specifically stated. The species is named farallonensis after its type locality, west of Farallon Islands ... [details]


Deep-water species found in sediments having fine silts and clays. [details]


Numerous specimens of the type series with oocytes in the coelom; holotype with irregularly shaped oocytes in ... [details]

 Type locality

West of Farallon Islands, off San Francisco, California, USA, Pacific Ocean (37.459°, -123.2832°). [details]

 Type material

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles (AHF Poly 1945, 1946). [details]