Cavolinia globulosa

Cavolinia globulosa  Gray, 1850

Cavolinia globulosa 5mm @Kaula Rock, Hawaii, Vanderbilt Equatorial Pac. Exp. 1951
by Cory Pittman – CAS collection (www.seaslugsofhawaii.com)

Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura Spengel, 1881
Clade: Euopisthobranchia Jörger et al., 2010
Clade: Thecosomata de Blainville, 1823
Suborder: Euthecosomata Meisenheimer, 1905
Superfamily: Cavolinioidea Gray, 1850 (1815)
Family: Cavoliniidae Gray, 1850 (1815)
Genus: Cavolinia Abildgaard, 1791
Species: Cavolinia globulosa  Gray, 1850

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Cavolinia. Dedicated to Filippo Cavolini (1756-1810), botanist of Naples (Italy), pioneer in polyps research.
  • Globulosa. Derived from Latin “globulus”, globular, spherical.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Cavolinia globulosa
Sources:
: OBIS
: GROC 2010-2011
: Enric Madrenas
: João Pedro Silva
: Bernard Picton
: GBIF.ORG
: OPK
: VIMAR
: Manuel Ballesteros.
: M@re Nostrum
: Altres fonts
: Marine Regions

References for the species: Cavolinia globulosa

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:
This chart displays the observation probability for Cavolinia globulosa based on our own records.

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Bibliography

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes et al. (2012-2017) "Cavolinia globulosa" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 16/10/2014, Accessed: 23/11/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/VDOYJ)

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