Berghia columbina

Berghia columbina (García-Gómez & Thompson, 1990)

Berghia columbina by João Pedro Silva
Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura Spengel, 1881
Clade: Nudipleura Wägele & Willan, 2000
Order: Nudibranchia Cuvier, 1817
Suborder: Dexiarchia Schrödl, Wägele & Willan, 2001
Infraorder: Cladobranchia Willan & Morton, 1984
Parvorder: Aeolidida Odhner, 1934
Superfamily: Aeolidioidea J.E.Gray, 1827
Family: Aeolidiidae J.E. Gray, 1827
Genus: Berghia Trinchese, 1877
Species: Berghia columbina (García-Gómez & Thompson, 1990) [Spurilla]

Synonyms

  • Spurilla columbina Garcia-Gomez & Thompson, 1990 (original)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Berghia. In honor of the Danish physician and malacologist Dr. Rudolph Bergh, (1824-1909).
  • Columbina. From Latin, diminutive of “columba”, pigeon.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Berghia columbina (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: Berghia columbina

    Portugal: Calado et al. (1999). Andalucía (Atl.): García-Gómez and Thompson (1990), Templado et al. (1993a) (both records as S. columbina). Andalucía (Med.): Templado and Moreno (1998). Canarias: Ortea et al. (2001), Moro et al. (2003).

    Sources: Cervera et al., 2004, Ballesteros, 2007, McDonald, 2006 and other sources.

Abundance

        Western Mediterranean:0 Stars
        Eastern Mediterranean:0.0 Stars
        Atlantic Ocean:0.0 Stars
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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) "Berghia columbina" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 04/10/2013, Accessed: 25/03/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/9LWY5)

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