Syphonota geographica

Syphonota geographica (Adams & Reeve, 1850)

Syphonota geografica by Arya Widhi
Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura Spengel, 1881
Clade: Euopisthobranchia  Jörger et al., 2010
Clade: Aplysiomorpha  Pelseneer, 1906
Superfamily: Aplysioidea  Lamarck, 1809
Family: Aplysiidae  Lamarck, 1809
Genus: Syphonota  H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854
Species: Syphonota geographica (Adams & Reeve, 1850) [Paraplysia]

Synonyms

  • Aplysia geographica (Adams & Reeve, 1850)
  • Aplysia piperata Smith E.A., 1884 
  • Aplysia scripta Bergh, 1905
  • Paraplysia geographica (Adams & Reeve, 1850)
  • Siphonotus geographicus A. Adams & Reeve, 1850 (original)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Geographica. Map-like. From the map-like nature of the pattern on its body, seen in many specimens.

Distribution
Alien species.

Known georeferenced records of the species: Syphonota geographica (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 Syphonota geographica
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) "Syphonota geographica" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 17/09/2014, Accessed: 27/05/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/PU82F)

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