Oxynoe viridis

Oxynoe viridis (Pease, 1861)

Oxynoe viridis by Murat Draman – www.thedivingguidekas.com
Photographed in september 2009 at Kas, Antalya (Turkey), at 25m on Caulerpa racemosa var. lamourouxii

Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Panpulmonata  Jörger et al., 2010
Clade: Sacoglossa  von Ihering, 1876
Subclade: Oxynoacea  Odhner, 1939
Superfamily: Oxynooidea  Stoliczka, 1868 (1847)
Family: Oxynoidae  Stoliczka, 1868 (1847)
Genus: Oxynoe  Rafinesque, 1814
Species: Oxynoe viridis (Pease, 1861) [Lophocercus]

Synonyms

  • Lophocercus viridis Pease, 1861

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Viridis. From Latin “viridis”, green.

Distribution
Alien species.

Known georeferenced records of the species: Oxynoe viridis (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
This chart displays the observation probability for Oxynoe viridis
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) "Oxynoe viridis" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 18/09/2014, Accessed: 26/05/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/X5DMa)

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