Acteon monterosatoi

Acteon monterosatoi Dautzenberg, 1889

Acteon monterosatoi @ Bahía de Cádiz by Joop Trausel and Frans Slieker (Natural History Museum Rotterdam)
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 monterosatoi Dautzenberg, 1889


  • Actaeon monterosatoi Dautzenberg, 1889




  • Monterosatoi. In honor to Tommaso Allery di Maria, marchese di Monterosato, (1841-1927), Italian malacologist.


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

References for the species: Acteon monterosatoi

    Portugal: Locard (1897, bathyal), Nobre (1936, bathyal), Nordsieck (1972, bathyal). Andalucía (Med.): Peñas et al. (in press). Catalunya: Peñas and Giribet (2003). Azores: Dautzenberg (1889), Dautzenberg and Fisher (1896, 1897), Nordsieck (1972, as Acteon (Metacteon)), Mikkelsen (1995), Malaquias (2001).

    Sources: Cervera et al., 2004, Ballesteros, 2007, McDonald, 2006 and other sources.


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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) "Acteon monterosatoi" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 21/02/2015, Accessed: 19/10/2017 at (

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