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:0 out of 5 stars
    Eastern Mediterranean:0 out of 5 stars
    Atlantic Ocean:0 out of 5 stars
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Bibliography

    Ballesteros, M., E. Madrenas, and M. Pontes. 2019. OPK - Opistobranquis. (https://opistobranquis.info/).
    Cervera, J. L., G. Calado, C. Gavaia, M. A. E. Malaquías, J. Templado, M. Ballesteros, J. C. García-Gómez, and C. Megina. 2004. An annotated and updated checklist of the opisthobranchs (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Spain and Portugal (including islands and archipelagos). Boletín Instituto Español de Oceanografía, 20 (1-4): 1-111. L.
    Dall, W. H. 1881. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea (1877-79), by the United States Coast Survey Steamer “Blake”. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 9: 33-144.
    Dautzenberg, P., and H. Fischer. 1896. Campagnes scientifiques de S A le Prince Albert Ier de Monaco; Dragages effectués par l’Hirondelle et par la Princesse-Alice, 1888-1895. Mémoires de la Société Zoologique de France IX: 395-498; pls. XV-XXII.
    Flanders Marine Institute. 2018. Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Territorial Seas. Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase. (http://www.marineregions.org/).
    Long, S. J. 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000. Bayside Books & Press, Tustin, CA, U.S.A. 672p.
    Malaquias, M. A. E. 2001. Updated and annotated checklist of the opisthobranch molluscs (excluding Thecosomata and Gymnosomata), from the Azores archipelago (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal). Iberus 19 (1): 37-48.
    McDonald, G. 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia. 2nd Online Edition, Annotated. 1072 pp  Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. (http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8115h0wz).
    Mikkelsen, P. M. 1995. Cephalaspid opisthobranchs of the Azores. Açoreana, supplement: 193-215.
    WoRMS Editorial Board. 2018. World Register of Marine Species. World Register of Marine Species. (http://www.marinespecies.org).

    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 (2012-2019) "Acteon incisus" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 17/05/2015, Accessed: 17/08/2019 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/z2u61)

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