Ringicula buccinea

Ringicula buccinea  Brocchi, G.B., 1814

Ringicula buccinea (Brocchi, 1814) [MIOCENE]
Winterswijk, Gelderland, Netherlands
by Joop Trausel and Frans Slieker (Natural History Museum Rotterdam)
Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
informal group: Lower Heterobranchia (Allogastropoda)  Haszprunar, 1985
Superfamily:  Ringiculoidea  Philippi, 1853
Family:  Ringiculidae  Philippi, 1853
Genus: Ringicula  Deshayes, 1838
Species: Ringicula buccinea  Brocchi, G.B., 1814

Synonyms

  • Ringicula pisum Brocchi, G.B.

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Ringicula. From Latin “ringor, ringi”, angry, snarl, show the teeth.
  • Buccinea. From Latin “buccina”, (curved) trumpet, war trumpet, bugle, watch-horn, horn, shell Triton blew.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Ringicula buccinea (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 Ringicula buccinea
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) "Ringicula buccinea" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 29/11/2015, Accessed: 20/09/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/f6TcX)

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