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Polychaeta taxon details

Ophelia Savigny, 1822

129413  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129413)

accepted
Genus
Cassandane Kinberg, 1866 · unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Neomeris Costa, 1844 · unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Nitetis Kinberg, 1866 · unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Pseudophelia Katzmann, 1973 · unaccepted (subjective synonym)

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  1. Species Ophelia africana Tebble, 1953
  2. Species Ophelia agulhana Day, 1961
  3. Species Ophelia algida Maciolek & Blake, 2006
  4. Species Ophelia amoureuxi Bellan & Costa, 1988
  5. Species Ophelia anomala Day, 1961
  6. Species Ophelia ashworthi Fauvel, 1917
  7. Species Ophelia assimilis Tebble, 1953
  8. Species Ophelia barquii Fauvel, 1927
  9. Species Ophelia bicornis Savigny, 1822
  10. Species Ophelia bipartita Monro, 1936
  11. Species Ophelia borealis Quatrefages, 1866
  12. Species Ophelia bulbibranchiata Hartmann-Schröder & Parker, 1995
  13. Species Ophelia capensis Kirkegaard, 1959
  14. Species Ophelia celtica Amoureux & Dauvin, 1981
  15. Species Ophelia dannevigi Benham, 1916
  16. Species Ophelia denticulata Verrill, 1875
  17. Species Ophelia elongata Hutchings & Murray, 1984
  18. Species Ophelia formosa (Kinberg, 1866)
  19. Species Ophelia glabra Stimpson, 1853
  20. Species Ophelia kirkegaardi Intes & Le Loeuff, 1977
  21. Species Ophelia koloana Gibbs, 1971
  22. Species Ophelia laubieri Bellan & Costa, 1988
  23. Species Ophelia limacina (Rathke, 1843)
  24. Species Ophelia magna (Treadwell, 1914)
  25. Species Ophelia multibranchia Hutchings & Murray, 1984
  26. Species Ophelia neglecta Schneider, 1887
  27. Species Ophelia peresi Bellan & Picard, 1965
  28. Species Ophelia praetiosa (Kinberg, 1866)
  29. Species Ophelia profunda Hartman, 1965
  30. Species Ophelia pulchella Tebble, 1953
  31. Species Ophelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
  32. Species Ophelia rathkei McIntosh, 1908
  33. Species Ophelia roscoffensis Augener, 1910
  34. Species Ophelia rullieri Bellan, 1975
  35. Species Ophelia simplex Leidy, 1855
  36. Species Ophelia translucens (Katzmann, 1973)
  37. Species Ophelia verrilli Riser, 1987
  38. Species Ophelia acuminata [auctt.] accepted as Ophelina acuminata Örsted, 1843 (lapsus for Ophelina acuminata)
  39. Species Ophelia aulogaster (Rathke, 1843) accepted as Ophelina acuminata Örsted, 1843 (recombination of subjective synonym)
  40. Species Ophelia aulopygos Grube, 1866 accepted as Ophelina aulopygos (Grube, 1866) (superseded original combination)
  41. Species Ophelia cluthensis McGuire, 1935 accepted as Ophelia rathkei McIntosh, 1908 (subjective synonym)
  42. Species Ophelia coarctata Milne Edwards, 1849 accepted as Ophelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (subjective synonym)
  43. Species Ophelia contractata [auct. misspelling for 'coarctata'] accepted as Ophelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (misspelling for 'coarctata')
  44. Species Ophelia eruciformis Johnston, 1865 accepted as Ophelia limacina (Rathke, 1843) (subjective synonym)
  45. Species Ophelia mamillata Örsted, 1842 accepted as Travisia forbesii Johnston, 1840 (subjective synonym)
  46. Species Ophelia neapolitana Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Ophelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (subjective synonym)
  47. Species Ophelia polycheles Grube, 1866 accepted as Ophelina polycheles (Grube, 1866) (superseded original combination)
  48. Species Ophelia remanei Augener, 1939 accepted as Ophelia rathkei McIntosh, 1908 (subjective synonym)
  49. Species Ophelia taurica Bobretzky, 1881 accepted as Ophelia limacina (Rathke, 1843) (subjective synonym)
  50. Species Ophelia appendiculata Grube, 1859 (uncertain > nomen dubium)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Savigny, Jules-César. (1822). Système des annélides, principalement de celles des côtes de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, offrant les caractères tant distinctifs que naturels des Ordres, Familles et Genres, avec la Description des Espèces. <em>Description de l'Égypte ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les Ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand, Histoire Naturelle, Paris.</em> 1(3):1–128., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41329897
page(s): 38 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Type species O. bicornis Savigny 1818 in...  
From other sources
Type species Type species O. bicornis Savigny 1818 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Ophelia Savigny, 1822. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129413 on 2024-02-29
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-02-28 11:07:56Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2013-07-12 15:09:40Z
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original description Savigny, Jules-César. (1822). Système des annélides, principalement de celles des côtes de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, offrant les caractères tant distinctifs que naturels des Ordres, Familles et Genres, avec la Description des Espèces. <em>Description de l'Égypte ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les Ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand, Histoire Naturelle, Paris.</em> 1(3):1–128., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41329897
page(s): 38 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Pseudophelia Katzmann, 1973) Katzmann, Werner. (1973). Ein neuer Opheliidae (Polychaeta) aus der Adria: <i>Pseudophelia translucens</i> n.g., n.sp. <em>Anzeiger der Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematish-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse.</em> 110(4): 25-28., available online at https://www.zobodat.at/publikation_volumes.php?id=60446
page(s): 25 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Cassandane Kinberg, 1866) Kinberg, J. G. H. (1866). Annulata Nova. Continuatio. [various errantia & sedentaria]. <em>Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 22(4): 239-258., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32339515
page(s): 256 [details]   

original description  (of Neomeris Costa, 1844) Costa, Oronzio Gabrielle. (1844). Sul sistema circolatore ed altre particolarita della Neomeris urophylla (Nuove genere di Annelide). <em>Annali dell'Accademia degli Aspiranti Naturalisti.</em> 2: 81-87., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9240573
note: Neomeris urophylla new genus, new species [details]   

original description  (of Nitetis Kinberg, 1866) Kinberg, J. G. H. (1866). Annulata Nova. Continuatio. [various errantia & sedentaria]. <em>Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 22(4): 239-258., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32339515
page(s): 257 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Maciolek, Nancy J.; Blake, James A. (2006). Opheliidae (Polychaeta) collected by the R/V <i>Hero</i> and the USNS <i>Eltanin</i> cruises from the Southern Ocean and South America. <em>Scientia Marina.</em> 70S3: 101-113., available online at http://scientiamarina.revistas.csic.es/index.php/scientiamarina/article/view/114
page(s): 103; note: Emendation (re-diagnosis of genus) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   
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Diagnosis Emended by Maciolek & Blake (2006):
"Body divided externally into two regions: an anterior cylindrical region and a posterior region with a deep ventral and two lateral grooves. Prostomium a small pointed cone, lacking appendages; pair of nuchal organs on posterior lateral border. Branchiae present or absent; branchiae, if present, cirriform with single or, rarely, double filaments, present from chaetigers 2 or 8–11, absent from a few posterior preanal segments. Chaetae all simple capillaries; parapodia low rounded lobes. Lateral sensory organs present between parapodial rami. Anal segment with papillae.[details]

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Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Type species Type species O. bicornis Savigny 1818 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]