Gargamella perezi

Gargamella perezi  (Llera & Ortea, 1982)

Gargamella perezi @ Portlligat (Cadaqués) 7-12-2015 by Enric Madrenas
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
Superfamily: Doridoidea  Rafinesque, 1815
Family: Discodorididae  Bergh, 1891
Genus: Gargamella Bergh, 1894
Species: Gargamella perezi  (Llera & Ortea, 1982)

Synonyms

  • Baptodoris perezi Llera & Ortea, 1982

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Gargamella. It is likely referring to Gargamelle, the giantess who was mother of Gargantua in F. Rabelais’ story from the 16th century: “La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel”.
  • Perezi. In honor to José Miguel Pérez Sánchez, who was studying the sea slugs of the Canary Islands in the 80’s.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Gargamella perezi (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: Gargamella perezi

    Andalucía (Atl.): Cervera et al. (1986). Andalucía (Med.): Cervera et al. (1986). Canarias: Ortea, Pérez Sánchez and Llera (1982), Ortea et al. (2001, 2003), Moro et al. (2003). Madeira: Wirtz (1999).

    General: Perrone, 1986a:28; 1986b:277; 1990b:24

    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
This chart displays the observation probability for Gargamella perezi
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) "Gargamella perezi" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 21/02/2015, Accessed: 22/09/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/bZ0pG)

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