Retusa obtusa

Retusa obtusa (Montagu, 1803)

Retusa obtusa @ Artsdatabanken - Cephalaspids of Norway by Lena Tina Ohnheiser
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: Retusa  Brown, 1827
Species: Retusa obtusa (Montagu, 1803)

Synonyms

  • Bulla obtusa Montagu, 1803 (original)
  • Bulla pertenuis Mighels, 1843
  • Bulla plicata Brown, 1827
  • Bulla turrita Møller, 1842
  • Retusa obtusa var. lajonkaireana (Basterot, 1825), sensu Jeffreys, 1867 
  • Retusa obtusa var. turrita (Møller, 1842)
  • Retusa obtusata
  • Retusa pertenuis (Mighels, 1843)
  • Retusa turrita Møller, 1842
  • Utriculus obtusus (Montagu, 1803)
  • Utriculus obtusus var. semistriata Jeffreys, 1869

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Retusa. From Latin “retusus”, blunt.
  • Obtusa. From latin “obtusus”, blunt, dull, obtuse.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Retusa obtusa (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: Retusa obtusa

Abundance

        Western Mediterranean:0 Stars
        Eastern Mediterranean:0.0 Stars
        Atlantic Ocean:0.0 Stars
This chart displays the observation probability for Retusa obtusa
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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) "Retusa obtusa" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 07/06/2015, Accessed: 29/04/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/X6n2j)

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