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Polychaeta taxon details

Ophryotrocha spatula Fournier & Conlan, 1994

872695  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:872695)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Fournier, Judith A.; Conlan, Kathleen E. (1994). A new species of Ophryotrocha (Polychaeta, Dorvilleidae) associated with ice scours in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. <em>Mémoires du Muséum national D'histoire naturelle.</em> 162: 185-190.
page(s): 187 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  CMN CMNA1993-0046, geounit Baffin Bay  
Holotype CMN CMNA1993-0046, geounit Baffin Bay [details]
Note lce Scour 2: Assistance Bay, Cornwallis...  
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Type locality lce Scour 2: Assistance Bay, Cornwallis Island, Barrow Strait, Resolute area of Eastern Canadian Arctic (archipelago W of Baffin Bay) 74.65, -94.3, depth 7 m [details]
Etymology spatula (Latin for spoon) refers to the diagnostic spatula-like appearance of posterior segments  
Etymology spatula (Latin for spoon) refers to the diagnostic spatula-like appearance of posterior segments [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Ophryotrocha spatula Fournier & Conlan, 1994. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=872695 on 2019-11-18
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original description Fournier, Judith A.; Conlan, Kathleen E. (1994). A new species of Ophryotrocha (Polychaeta, Dorvilleidae) associated with ice scours in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. <em>Mémoires du Muséum national D'histoire naturelle.</em> 162: 185-190.
page(s): 187 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype CMN CMNA1993-0046, geounit Baffin Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology spatula (Latin for spoon) refers to the diagnostic spatula-like appearance of posterior segments [details]

Habitat Ophryotrocha spatula shows a strong affinity for the disturbed sediments of ice scour berms or troughs as opposed to the compacted sediment outside the scour, and was much more abundant on fresh scours than the older scour [details]

Type locality lce Scour 2: Assistance Bay, Cornwallis Island, Barrow Strait, Resolute area of Eastern Canadian Arctic (archipelago W of Baffin Bay) 74.65, -94.3, depth 7 m [details]