Placida viridis

Placida viridis (Trinchese, 1873) 

Placida viridis 6mm @ Qajjenza, Malta 1m depth 6-02-1995 by Carmel Sammut by Carmel Sammut
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
Superfamily: Limapontioidea  J.E. Gray, 1847
Family: Limapontiidae  J.E. Gray, 1847
Genus: Placida  Trinchese, 1877-79
Species: Placida viridis (Trinchese, 1873)

Synonyms

  • Laura viridis Trinchese, 1873

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Placida. From Latin “placeō”, please, satisfy. Also means placid, gentle, quiet, still, calm, mild, peaceful.
  • Viridis. Latin word for “green”, also means young, fresh, lively, youthful.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Placida 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

References for the species: Placida viridis

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) "Placida viridis" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 11/09/2014, Accessed: 26/05/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/NoXEP)

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