Creseis virgula

Creseis virgula Rang, 1828

Creseis virgula by Russell Hopcroft, UAF
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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 virgula (Rang, 1828)


  • Cleodora conoidea Costa A., 1873
  • Cleodora falcata Gould, 1852
  • Cleodora flexa Pfeffer, 1879
  • Cleodora munda Gould, 1852
  • Cleodora placida Gould, 1852
  • Creseis caligula Eschscholtz, 1829
  • Creseis cornucopiae Eschscholtz, 1829
  • Creseis unguis Eschscholtz, 1829
  • Creseis virgula frontieri Rampal, 2002
  • Creseis virgula virgula Rang, 1828
  • Creseis virgulata Locard, 1886
  • Hyalaea corniformis d’Orbigny, 1834
  • Styliola africana Bartsch, 1915 




  • Creseis. From a Greek mythology nymph name.
  • Virgula. From Latin, small rod.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Creseis virgula (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 virgula

    We have not yet published references for Iberian coasts of: Creseis virgula.


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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 virgula" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 13/03/2013, Accessed: 25/09/2017 at (

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