Asperspina loricata

Asperspina loricata (Swedmark, 1968)

Asperspina loricata @ Mesa do Con, Ría de Arousa, 05.05.1981 by Victoriano Urgorri
Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda Cuvier, 1795
Subclass: Heterobranchia J.E. Gray, 1840
Infraclass: Opisthobranchia Milne-Edwards, 1848
Order: Acochlidiacea Odhner, 1937
Clade: Microhedylacea
Family: Asperspinidae Rankin, 1979
Genus: Asperspina Rankin 1979
Species: Asperspina loricata (Swedmark, 1968)

Synonyms

  • Antemnella loricata (Swedmark, 1968)
  • Hedylopsis loricata Swedmark, 1968

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Loricata. From Latin “loricatus” derived from “lorico”, clad in armor.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Asperspina loricata (z-200).
Sources:
: OBIS : OPK
: GROC 2010-2011 : VIMAR
: Enric Madrenas : Manuel Ballesteros.
: João Pedro Silva : M@re Nostrum
: Bernard Picton : Other sources
: GBIF.ORG : Marine Regions

Abundance

        Western Mediterranean:0 Stars
        Eastern Mediterranean:0.0 Stars
        Atlantic Ocean:0.0 Stars
This chart displays the observation probability for Asperspina loricata
based on our own records.

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Bibliography

Bibliography based on the works by Steve Long, 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000 and Gary McDonald, 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia, with later updates from other resources.

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes et al. (2012-2017) "Asperspina loricata" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 29/08/2013, Accessed: 25/05/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/iLxNU)

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