Acteon incisus

Acteon incisus Dall, 1881

Original picture at Smithsonian Institution Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Taxonomy

 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Acteonimorpha  

 

Superfamily

Acteonoidea  

 

Family

Acteonidae  

 

Genus

Acteon  

 

Species

Acteon incisus  Dall, 1881

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 420512).
Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Acteon is the name of a mythological character who saw goddess Artemis bathing in a stream. As punishment, the goddess transformed him into a deer that was devoured by his own dogs.
  • Incisus. From Latin “incisus”, break off, cut into, cut open, inscribed, engraved inscription.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Acteon incisus
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: Acteon incisus

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:

More pictures

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Bibliography

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Acteon incisus" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 17/05/2015, Accessed: 16/12/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/z2u61)

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