Haminoea orteai

Haminoea orteai  Talavera, Murillo & Templado, 1987

Haminoea orteai @ Azores by Peter Wirtz
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Euopisthobranchia  Jörger et al., 2010
Clade: Cephalaspidea  P. Fischer, 1883
Superfamily: Haminoeoidea  Pilsbry, 1895
Family: Haminoeidae  Pilsbry, 1895
Genus: Haminoea  Turton & Kingston in Carrington, 1830
Species: Haminoea orteai  Talavera, Murillo & Templado, 1987




  • Orteai. In honor to the reknowned Spanish malacologyst Dr. Jesús Ortea Rato, who achieved his PhD in 1977 at the University of Oviedo and is one of the most important references for the Iberian opisthobranchs.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Haminoea orteai (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: Haminoea orteai

    Andalucía (Med.): Ballesteros et al. (1986). Levante: Talavera, Murillo and Templado (1987), García Raso et al. (1992), Templado et al. (1993a), Álvarez Orive (1994). Canarias: Malaquias and Calado (1997, as H. cf. orteai), Ortea et al. (2001, 2003), Malaquias, Martínez and Abreu (2002), Moro et al. (2003), Wirtz and Debelius (2003). Azores: Mikkelsen (1995), Morton et al. (1998), Ávila et al. (1998), Ávila (2000), Malaquias (2001), Wirtz and Debelius (2003).

    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) "Haminoea orteai" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 24/02/2015, Accessed: 28/03/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/RgxFA)

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