Pyrunculus fourierii

Pyrunculus fourierii  (Audouin, 1826)

Pyrunculus fourierii (Audouin,1826) @ Mersin, Turkey by Joop Trausel and Frans Slieker (Natural History Museum Rotterdam)
Taxonomy
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: Philinoidea  J.E. Gray, 1850
Family:  Retusidae  Thiele, 1931
Genus: Pyrunculus  Pilsbry, 1895 
Species: Pyrunculus fourierii (Audouin, 1826)

Synonyms

  • Bulla fourierii Audouin, 1826 (original)
  • Retusa fourierii (Audouin, 1826)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Fourierii. Probably dedicated to honour the well-known French mathematician Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier (1768-1830), who had taken part in Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition between 1798-1801.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Pyrunculus fourierii (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 Pyrunculus fourierii
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) "Pyrunculus fourierii" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 01/05/2015, Accessed: 26/03/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/jalUL)

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