Dendrodoris herytra

Dendrodoris herytra Valdés & Ortea, 1996 in Valdés, Ortea, Avila & Ballesteros 1996

Dendrodoris herytra 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: Euctenidiacea  Tardy, 1970
Infraorder: Doridacea  Thiele, 1931
Superfamilia: Phyllidioidea  Rafinesque, 1814
Familia: Dendrodorididae  O’Donoghue, 1924
Género: Dendrodoris  Ehrenberg, 1831
Especie: Dendrodoris herytra  Valdés & Ortea in Valdés, Ortea, Avila & Ballesteros, 1996

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Dendrodoris. From Greek word dendros (tree) and Doris, a sea nymph in Greek mythology.
  • Herytra. Latinization of the ancient Greek adjective “erytros” which means red, the most common colour in the adults of this species.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Dendrodoris herytra (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: Dendrodoris herytra

    Cantabria: Ávila Escartín (1993, as D. grandiflora). Galicia: Ortea (1977c, as D. limbata and D. grandiflora), Rolán, Otero and Rolán-Álvarez (1989, as D. grandiflora), Valdés et al. (1996). Portugal: Gavaia et al. (2004), Calado et al. (2003). Andalucía (Atl.): Valdés et al. (1996), Cervera (unpubl. data). Gibraltar: García-Gómez (1984a, as Dendrodoris sp., 2002). Andalucía (Med.): Valdés et al. (1996). Canarias: Valdés et al. (1996), Ortea et al. (2001), Moro et al. (2003). Madeira: Valdés et al. (1996), Wirtz (1999). Azores: ? Bergh (1892, as Doriopsis limbata), Odhner (1931, as Dendrodoris grandiflora), Valdés et al. (1996), Villena et al. (1997), Wirtz (1995a, as Dendrodoris n. sp., 1998), Ávila et al. (1998), Ávila (2000), Malquias (2001).

    General: Valdes & Ortea, in Valdes, Ortea, Avila, & Ballesteros, 1996:25[P]

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

Abundance

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        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) "Dendrodoris herytra" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 04/10/2013, Accessed: 29/05/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/Eby3y)

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