Geitodoris bacalladoi

Geitodoris bacalladoi  Ortea, 1990

Geitodoris bacalladoi by Luis Sánchez-Tocino
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: Geitodoris  Bergh, 1891
Species: Geitodoris bacalladoi  Ortea, 1990

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Geitodoris. From Greek “geitonos”, neighbor (meaning close or similar) + “Doris”, in Greek mythology, the wife of Nereus, a sea nymph and mother of the Nereids.
  • Bacalladoi. Dedicated to D. Juan José Bacallado Aranega, (1939-), Professor of Animal Biology, Zoology, University of La Laguna, Director of the Museum of Natural Sciences of Tenerife, member of the Academy of Sciences of Canarias and Director of the Project “Galapagos: Heritage of Humanity”.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Geitodoris bacalladoi (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: Geitodoris bacalladoi

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) "Geitodoris bacalladoi" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 22/02/2015, Accessed: 27/06/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/u9ou6)

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