Cumanotus beaumonti

Cumanotus beaumonti (Eliot, 1906)

Cumanotus beaumonti by Gilles Cavignaux
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: Flabellinoidea  Bergh, 1889
Family: Flabellinidae  Bergh, 1889
Genus: Cumanotus  Odhner, 1907
Species: Cumanotus beaumonti (Eliot, 1906) [Coryphella]


  • Coryphella beaumonti Eliot, 1906
  • Cumanotus laticeps Odhner, 1907




  • Cumanotus. From Greek “kyma”, wave + “noton”, back, dorsum.
  • Beaumonti. Dedicated to Walter Ibbotson Beaumont (1861-1912), British faunist who wrote articles about nemerteans, schizopodes (Mysidacea) and nudibranchs and had ornithological interests.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Cumanotus beaumonti (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: Cumanotus beaumonti

    General: Behrens, 1980:88[P]; Eliot, 1908:314; 1910d:125[P]; Farmer, 1980:126; McDonald, 1983:163; McDonald & Nybakken, 1980:60[P]; Nordsieck, 1972:74; Odhner, 1910:82; Picton, 1991:219; Pruvot-Fol, 1954b:424; Thompson, 1976a:[P]; Thompson & Brown, 1976:172; 1984:144[P]

    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.

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Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes et al. (2012-2017) "Cumanotus beaumonti" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 13/09/2014, Accessed: 26/07/2017 at (

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