Colpodaspis pusilla

Colpodaspis pusilla (M.Sars, 1870)

Colpodapsis pusilla @ Quelhuit 24-06-2009 by Jean Michel Crouzet
Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Euopisthobranchia  Jöger et al., 2010
Clade: Cephalaspidea  P. Fischer, 1883
Superfamily:  Diaphanoidea  Odhner, 1914
Family: Diaphanidae  Odhner, 1914
Genus: Colpodaspis  M. Sars, 1870
Species: Colpodaspis pusilla  M.Sars, 1870

Synonyms

  • Amphisphyra quadrata Monterosato, 1874
  • Diaphana quadrata (Monterosato, 1874)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Colpodaspis. From Greek “kolpos”, fold, belly + “aspis”, shield.
  • Pusilla. From Latin, tiny, wee, very small.

 

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Colpodaspis pusilla (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

References for the species: Colpodaspis pusilla

Abundance

        Western Mediterranean:0 Stars
        Eastern Mediterranean:0.0 Stars
        Atlantic Ocean:0.0 Stars
This chart displays the observation probability for Colpodaspis pusilla
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) "Colpodaspis pusilla" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 18/09/2014, Accessed: 17/10/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/ItwSV)

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