Runcina capreensis

Runcina capreensis (Mazzarelli, 1894)

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Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Euopisthobranchia  Jörger et al., 2010
Clade:  Runcinacea  Burn, 1963
Superfamily: Runcinoidea  H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854
Family: Runcinidae  J.E. Gray, 1857
Genus: Runcina  Forbes & Hanley, 1851
Species: Runcina capreensis (Mazzarelli, 1894)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Runcina. From Latin “runcina”, carpenter’s plane, a tool used to smooth the wood’s surface.
  • Capreensis. Probably derived from Capri, an island in the Campania region (Italy) + “-ensis” Latin suffix added to a toponimic to form an adjective. Means “from Capri”.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Runcina capreensis (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: Runcina capreensis

    Andalucía (Med.): Ballesteros et al. (1986, as R. cf. capreensis). Levante: Templado, Talavera and Murillo (1983, as R. cf. capreensis), Marín and Ros (1987a), García Raso et al. (1992). Catalunya: Ballesteros and Ortea (1981).

    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

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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) "Runcina capreensis" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 14/08/2013, Accessed: 24/03/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/C2IzX)

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