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Polychaeta taxon details

Ophelia peresi Bellan & Picard, 1965

209881  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209881)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Bellan, Gérard; Picard, Jacques. (1965). Contribution à l'étude des polychètes de la région de Tuléar (République Malgache). I. – <i>Ophelia peresi</i>, n. sp. <em>Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France.</em> 90(2-3): 295-298.
page(s): 296-297, figs. 1-2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Note Coralligenous sand bank in front of the Grand...  
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Type locality Coralligenous sand bank in front of the Grand Récif of Tuléar [= Toliara], Madagascar, Mozambique Channel, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -23.39°, 43.62°), 15-20 m. [details]
Type material Species described with base on seven specimens, two of which stated to be slightly damaged. Whereabouts of holotype not known, one paratype deposited in the Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (MNHN POLY TYPE 595; see Solís-Weiss et al., 2004: S10).  [details]
Depth range 15-20 m.  
Depth range 15-20 m. [details]

Distribution Indian Ocean: Grand Récif of Tuléar [= Toliara], Madagascar, Mozambique Channel. Known only from the type locality.   
Distribution Indian Ocean: Grand Récif of Tuléar [= Toliara], Madagascar, Mozambique Channel. Known only from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology "Nous dédions cette nouvelle espèce d'Ophelia au Professeur J. M. Pérès, qui a eu le mérite de promouvoir les...  
Etymology "Nous dédions cette nouvelle espèce d'Ophelia au Professeur J. M. Pérès, qui a eu le mérite de promouvoir les recherches benthiques dans le sud-ouest de Madagascar en fondant la Station Marine de Tuléar" (Bellan & Picard, 1965: 295). [= "We dedicate this new species of Ophelia to Professor J. M. Pérès, who had the merit of promoting benthic research in the south-west of Madagascar by founding the Marine Station of Tuléar"; translation by the Editor]. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Ophelia peresi Bellan & Picard, 1965. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209881 on 2019-11-12
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original description Bellan, Gérard; Picard, Jacques. (1965). Contribution à l'étude des polychètes de la région de Tuléar (République Malgache). I. – <i>Ophelia peresi</i>, n. sp. <em>Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France.</em> 90(2-3): 295-298.
page(s): 296-297, figs. 1-2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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
page(s): 573 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Paratype MNHN POLY TYPE 595, geounit Madagascar [details]
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Depth range 15-20 m. [details]

Distribution Indian Ocean: Grand Récif of Tuléar [= Toliara], Madagascar, Mozambique Channel. Known only from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology "Nous dédions cette nouvelle espèce d'Ophelia au Professeur J. M. Pérès, qui a eu le mérite de promouvoir les recherches benthiques dans le sud-ouest de Madagascar en fondant la Station Marine de Tuléar" (Bellan & Picard, 1965: 295). [= "We dedicate this new species of Ophelia to Professor J. M. Pérès, who had the merit of promoting benthic research in the south-west of Madagascar by founding the Marine Station of Tuléar"; translation by the Editor]. [details]

Habitat Organogenic fine sand composed mainly by grinded coral fragments and poor in organic matter, at subtidal depths (15-20 m). [details]

Type locality Coralligenous sand bank in front of the Grand Récif of Tuléar [= Toliara], Madagascar, Mozambique Channel, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -23.39°, 43.62°), 15-20 m. [details]

Type material Species described with base on seven specimens, two of which stated to be slightly damaged. Whereabouts of holotype not known, one paratype deposited in the Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (MNHN POLY TYPE 595; see Solís-Weiss et al., 2004: S10).  [details]