Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Scolecida > Family Opheliidae > Subfamily Opheliinae > Genus Ophelia

Ophelia rathkei McIntosh, 1908

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

OpheliaSavigny, 1818accepted genus name

Literature

original description

McIntosh, W.C. 1908. Notes from the Gatty Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews. No. 29. 1. On a tumor in a plaice. 2. On the british Opheliidae, Scalibregmidae, and Telethusae. 3. On the same families in the 'Porcupine' Expeditions of 1869 and 1870. 4. On the foregoing families dredged by Dr. Whiteaves in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada. 5. On the same groups dredged in Norwegian waters and in Finmark by Canon Norman. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 1: 373-387.

basis of record

Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 214-231

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Tebble, Norman 1952. On three species of the genus Ophelia (Polychaeta) from British and adjacent waters. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 5: 553-571.

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

de Kluijver, M.J.; Ingalsuo, S.S.; de Bruyne, R.H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 1. Keys to Mollusca and Brachiopoda. World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14706-3. 1 cd-rom pp.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Bellan, G. (2011). Ophelia rathkei. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed) (2011). World Polychaeta database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130496

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2008-03-26 by Kristian Fauchald

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