WoRMS taxon details

Ophelina alata Elías, Bremec, Lana & Orensanz, 2003

330179  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330179)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Elías, Rodolfo; Bremec, Claudia Silvia; Lana, Paula da Cunha; Orensanz, José María. (2003). Opheliidae (Polychaeta) from the Southwestern Atlantic ocean, with the description of <i>Travisia amadoi</i> n.sp., <i>Ophelina gaucha</i> n.sp. and <i>Ophelina alata</i> n.sp. <em>Hydrobiologia.</em> 496(1-3): 75-85., available online at https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1026172126482
page(s): 83-84, fig. 3 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  MLP Type Coll. 6061, geounit Brazil Southeast  
Holotype MLP Type Coll. 6061, geounit Brazil Southeast [details]
Type locality contained in Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Southern Brazil, Southwestern Atlantic Ocean...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Southern Brazil, Southwestern Atlantic Ocean (-25.4333°, -47.9167°). [details]
Depth range 21-49 m.  
Depth range 21-49 m. [details]

Distribution Southwestern Atlantic Ocean: SE Brazilian continental shelf (off states of Paraná and Santa Catarina).  
Distribution Southwestern Atlantic Ocean: SE Brazilian continental shelf (off states of Paraná and Santa Catarina). [details]

Etymology "The name refers to the branchial wings" (Elías et al., 2003: 83). The specific epithet alata is a Latin adjective meaning...  
Etymology "The name refers to the branchial wings" (Elías et al., 2003: 83). The specific epithet alata is a Latin adjective meaning 'having wings' or 'winged', and refers to the vascularised wing present on the anterior region of the branchiae, extending from the base to half its length.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Ophelina alata Elías, Bremec, Lana & Orensanz, 2003. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330179 on 2021-07-25
Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2019-04-01 00:10:08Z
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original description Elías, Rodolfo; Bremec, Claudia Silvia; Lana, Paula da Cunha; Orensanz, José María. (2003). Opheliidae (Polychaeta) from the Southwestern Atlantic ocean, with the description of <i>Travisia amadoi</i> n.sp., <i>Ophelina gaucha</i> n.sp. and <i>Ophelina alata</i> n.sp. <em>Hydrobiologia.</em> 496(1-3): 75-85., available online at https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1026172126482
page(s): 83-84, fig. 3 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MLP Type Coll. 6061, geounit Brazil Southeast [details]
Paratype MLP Type Coll. 6062, geounit Brazil Southeast [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 21-49 m. [details]

Distribution Southwestern Atlantic Ocean: SE Brazilian continental shelf (off states of Paraná and Santa Catarina). [details]

Etymology "The name refers to the branchial wings" (Elías et al., 2003: 83). The specific epithet alata is a Latin adjective meaning 'having wings' or 'winged', and refers to the vascularised wing present on the anterior region of the branchiae, extending from the base to half its length.  [details]

Habitat In continental shelf depths (21-49 m), in grounds of fine sand and sand mixed with shells. [details]

Type locality Southern Brazil, Southwestern Atlantic Ocean (-25.4333°, -47.9167°). [details]