WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheliidae Malmgren, 1867

924 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:924)
accepted
Family
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmotrypanella McIntosh, 1878
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntiobactrum Chamberlin, 1919
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArmandia Filippi, 1861
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheliinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeomeris O.G. Costa, 1844
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia Savigny, 1822
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracophelia Ehlers, 1897
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCassandane Kinberg, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia Savigny, 1822 (subjective synonym)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuzonus Grube, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracophelia Ehlers, 1897 (replaced junior homonym)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNitetis Kinberg, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia Savigny, 1822
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinophelia Hartman, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracophelia Ehlers, 1897 (subjective synonym)
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelininae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelina Örsted, 1843
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmotrypane Rathke, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelina Örsted, 1843 (subjective synonym)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLadice Kinberg, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelina Örsted, 1843 (subjective synonym)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmaria Grube, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelina Örsted, 1843 (subjective synonym)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerpsichore Kinberg, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelina Örsted, 1843 (subjective synonym)
  » Tribe Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrosiphon Chamberlin, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelina Örsted, 1843 (subjective synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyophthalmus Quatrefages, 1850
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachytrypane McIntosh in Jeffreys, 1876

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNais [auctt. not Nais Müller, 1774] (nomen dubium, misapplication of Nais Müller, 1774 for Polychaeta)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygophelia M. Sars, 1869 (nomen nudum)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobochesis Hutchings & Murray, 1984 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracophelia Ehlers, 1897 (subjective synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudophelia Katzmann, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia Savigny, 1822 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358
page(s): 73 [details]   
Read, G. (2010). Opheliidae. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=924 on 2017-11-22

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358
page(s): 73 [details]   

taxonomy source Grube, A.E. 1850. Die Familien der Anneliden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 16(1): 249-364., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31180#page/257/mode/1up
page(s): 319; note: Recognised the family as "Opheliacea" [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

identification resource Maciolek, N.J. & J.A. Blake. 2006. Opheliidae (Polychaeta) collected by the R/V Hero and the USNS Eltanin cruises from the Southern Ocean and South America. Scientia Marina, 70S3: 101-113. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Grube (1850) had earlier recognised the family as "Opheliacea", but Malmgren (1867:73) first used the required 'idae' formulation as Opheliidae. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification See Scalibregmatidae for Travisia species (and subfamily Travisiinae), and comments on their transfer out of a former position in Opheliidae to in or sister to Scalibregmatidae. [details]
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorオフェリアゴカイ  [details]