Creseis conica

Creseis conica  Eschscholtz, 1829

Creseis conica @ Desterro, Santa Catarina, Brasil by Joop Trausel and Frans Slieker (Natural History Museum Rotterdam)
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: Creseidae Rampal, 1973
Genus: Creseis Rang, 1828
Species: Creseis conica  Eschscholtz, 1829


  • Creseis conica conica Eschscholtz, 1829
  • Creseis conica falciformis Rampal, 2002
  • Creseis rotunda G. B. Sowerby II, 1877
  • Creseis virgula conica Eschscholtz, 1829
  • Styliola vitrea Verrill, 1872




  • Creseis. From a Greek mythology nymph name.
  • Conica. From Latin “conus”, cone, top of helmet.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Creseis conica (z-200).
: 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: Creseis conica

    Galicia: Rolán (1983) as C. virgula, Rampal (2002). Portugal: Rampal (2002). Andalucía (Med.): Rampal (1968, 2002). Baleares: Rampal (1963). Canarias: Hernández, Ferrandis and Lozano Soldevilla (1993) as C. virgula, Ortea et al. (2001) as C. virgula, Moro et al. (2003) as C. virgula. Azores: Rampal (2002).

    Sources: Cervera et al., 2004, Ballesteros, 2007, McDonald, 2006 and other sources.


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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) "Creseis conica" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 21/02/2015, Accessed: 23/10/2017 at (

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