WoRDSS banner


Deep-Sea taxon details

Ophelina acuminata Örsted, 1843

130500  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130500)

accepted
Species
Ophelia acuminata [auctt.] (lapsus for Ophelina acuminata)
Ophelina aulogaster (Rathke, 1843) (recombination of subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Ørsted, A. S. (1843). Annulatorum danicorum conspectus. Auctore A.S. Örsted. Fasc. I. Maricolæ. (Quæstio ab universitate Hafniensi ad solvendum proposita et proemio ornata). , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/11849
page(s): 46 [details]   
Holotype , geounit Denmark  
Holotype, geounit Denmark [details]
Note Øresund Strait, between Landskrone (Sweden)...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Øresund Strait, between Landskrone (Sweden) and Hveen (= Ven) Island (Sweden), NE Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 55.888°, 12.765°), in a rocky bottom. [details]
Depth range Subtidal.  
Depth range Subtidal. [details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet acuminata (masculine: acuminatus) is a Latin adjective meaning...  
Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet acuminata (masculine: acuminatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'pointed', 'sharpened or 'tapering', and refers presumably to the shape of the body, described as having the width regularly decreasing towards the end on each extremity: ''utramque corporis extremitatem versus regulariler decrescentibus'' (Örsted, 1843: 46). [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to...  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley), downstream part of Middle St. Lawrence estuary, Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower St. Lawrence estuary, Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), and the Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait); Cobscook Bay [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Ophelina acuminata Örsted, 1843. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2018) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130500 on 2019-10-21
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2019). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Ophelina acuminata Örsted, 1843. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130500 on 2019-10-21
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed

original description Ørsted, A. S. (1843). Annulatorum danicorum conspectus. Auctore A.S. Örsted. Fasc. I. Maricolæ. (Quæstio ab universitate Hafniensi ad solvendum proposita et proemio ornata). , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/11849
page(s): 46 [details]   

original description  (of Ammotrypane aulogaster Rathke, 1843) Rathke, H. (1843). Beiträge zur Fauna Norwegens. <em>Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum, Breslau & Bonn.</em> 20: 1-264c., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11613
page(s): 188-190, plate X figs. 1-3 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) BU. (2013). Provision of services for field sampling, species identification and data analysis of benthic faunal communities of Hong Kong marin waters. Final report submitted to EPD. [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 Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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 Støp-Bowitz, Carl 1945. Les opheliens Norvegiens. Meddelelser fra det Zoologiske Museum, Oslo, 52: 21-61. [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). <em>Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity.</em> Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

redescription 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 [details]   

redescription Jirkov, I.A. (2001). [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] (In Russian) Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Yanus-K Press, Moscow, 632 pp., available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/259865957_Jirkov_2001_Polychaeta_of_the_North_Polar_Basin [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype, geounit Denmark [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Subtidal. [details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet acuminata (masculine: acuminatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'pointed', 'sharpened or 'tapering', and refers presumably to the shape of the body, described as having the width regularly decreasing towards the end on each extremity: ''utramque corporis extremitatem versus regulariler decrescentibus'' (Örsted, 1843: 46). [details]

Habitat Subtidal rocky bottom. [details]

Type locality Øresund Strait, between Landskrone (Sweden) and Hveen (= Ven) Island (Sweden), NE Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 55.888°, 12.765°), in a rocky bottom. [details]

From other sources
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley), downstream part of Middle St. Lawrence estuary, Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower St. Lawrence estuary, Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), and the Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait); Cobscook Bay [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

INDEEP logo NHM logo NOC logo Soton logo WoRMS logo OBIS logo Plymouth University's Marine Institute logo
Website hosted & developed by VLIZ · contact: WoRDSS Team