Microhedyle glandulifera

Microhedyle glandulifera (Kowalewsky 1901)

Microhedyle glandulifera @ Cariño, Ría de Ferrol, 10.02.2004 by Victoriano Urgorri
Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia J.E. Gray, 1840
Infraclass: Opisthobranchia Milne-Edwards, 1848
Order: Acochlidiacea Odhner, 1937
Clade: Microhedylacea
Family: Microhedylidae  Odhner, 1937
Genus: Microhedyle Hertling, 1930
Species: Microhedyle glandulifera (Kowalewsky 1901)

Synonyms

  • Hedyle glandulifera Kowalevsky, 1901 (original)
  • Microhedyle glandulifera lactea Hertling, 1930
  • Microhedyle glomerans Salvini-Plawen, 1973
  • Microhedyle lactea Hertling, 1930
  • Microhedyle neapolitana (Rankin, 1979)
  • Stellaspina neapolitana Rankin, 1979

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Microhedyle. From Greek “mikros”, small + “hedys”, sweet.
  • Glandulifera. From Latin “glandem”, acorn+ “ulam”, small + “fera”, to bring, to carry.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Microhedyle glandulifera (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 Microhedyle glandulifera
based on our own records.

Vídeo

Microhedyle glandulifera (Kowalewsky, 1901) by Victoriano Urgorri

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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) "Microhedyle glandulifera" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 29/08/2013, Accessed: 26/05/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/oAON5)

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