Acteon incisus Dall, 1881
Original picture at Smithsonian Institution Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Class: Gastropoda Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia J.E. Gray, 1840
informal group: Lower Heterobranchia (Allogastropoda) Haszprunar, 1985
Superfamily: Acteonoidea d’Orbigny, 1843
Family: Acteonidae d’Orbigny, 1835
Genus: Acteon de Montfort, 1810
Species: Acteon incisus Dall, 1881
- Acteon is the name of a mythological character who saw goddess Artemisbathing in a stream. As punishment, the goddess transformed him into a deer that was devoured by his own dogs.
- Incisus. From Latin “incisus”, break off, cut into, cut open, inscribed, engraved inscription.
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References for the species: Acteon incisus
Azores: Dautzenberg and Fisher (1896), Mikkelsen (1995), Malaquias (2001).
Sources: Cervera et al., 2004, Ballesteros, 2007, McDonald, 2006 and other sources.
This chart displays the observation probability for Acteon incisus
based on our own records.
We have no (more) pictures for Acteon incisus
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.