Doto fragaria

Doto fragaria  Ortea & Bouchet, 1989

Doto fragaria @ Santa Maria al Bagno (Lecce), Jonian Sea, Italy 7m on hydroids and porifera, spring 2013 by Cataldo Licchelli
Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Superorder: Nudipleura  Wägele & Willan, 2000
Order: Nudibranchia  Cuvier, 1817
Suborder: Dexiarchia  Schrödl, Wägele & Willan, 2001
Infraorder: Cladobranchia Willan and Morton, 1984
Parvorder: [unassigned] Cladobranchia Willan & Morton, 1984
Family: Dotidae  J.E. Gray, 1853
Genus: Doto  Oken, 1815
Species: Doto fragaria  Ortea & Bouchet, 1989

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Doto, from Latin Doto, a sea nymph, from Greek Dōtō
  • Fragaria, because of the digestive gland colour, that reminds wild strawberries.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Doto fragaria (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 Doto fragaria
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) "Doto fragaria" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 16/10/2015, Accessed: 26/06/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/hejyE)

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