Callostracon amabile

Callostracon amabile (Watson, 1886)

Callostracon amabile @ Bahia de Cádiz, Spain by Joop Trausel and Frans Slieker (Natural History Museum Rotterdam)

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Acteonimorpha  

 

Superfamily

Acteonoidea  

 

Family

Acteonidae  

 

Genus

Callostracon  

 

Species

Callostracon amabile  (R. B. Watson, 1886)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 605984).
Synonyms

  • Actaeon amabilis Watson, 1886 (original)
  • Colostracon amabile (Watson, 1886)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Amabile. From Latin “amabilis”, amiable, pleasant, lovely, attractive, delightful, worthy to be loved, lovable.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Callostracon amabile
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: Callostracon amabile

    Canarias: Nordsieck (1972), Nordsieck and García-Talavera (1979), Ortea et al. (2001), Moro et al. (2003). Madeira: Nordsieck (1972), Nordsieck and García-Talavera (1979, as C. (Ovactaeonina) amabilis). Azores: Watson (1883, 1886, both as Acteon), Dautzenberg (1889, as Acteon), Dautzenberg and Fisher (1897, as Acteon), Nordsieck (1972, as Callostracon (Ovacteonina)), Mikkelsen (1995), Malaquias (2001).

    Sources: Cervera et al., 2004, Ballesteros, 2007 & 2016, McDonald, 2006 and other sources.

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:

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Bibliography

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Callostracon amabile" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 17/05/2015, Accessed: 16/12/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/6lzRk)

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