Geitodoris rubens

Geitodoris rubens Vayssière, 1919

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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 rubens Vayssière, 1919

Actually it is considered “nomen dubium”. In case of a nomen dubium it may be impossible to determine whether a specimen belongs to this group or not.

Synonyms

  • Discodoris rubens Vayssière, 1919

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.
  • Rubens. From Latin “rubens”, blushed.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Geitodoris rubens (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

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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 rubens" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 24/11/2015, Accessed: 23/10/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/CebXw)

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