Japonactaeon pusillus

Japonactaeon pusillus (Forbes, 1844)

Original picture at World Register of Marine Species (Andrea Nappo)

Taxonomy

 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Acteonimorpha  

 

Superfamily

Acteonoidea  

 

Family

Acteonidae  

 

Genus

Japonactaeon  

 

Species

Japonactaeon pusillus  (Forbes, 1844)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 138696).
Synonyms

  • Japonacteon pusillus [sic]
  • Tornatella pusilla Forbes, 1844

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Pusillus. From Latin “pusillus”, very small, tiny.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Japonactaeon pusillus
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: Japonactaeon pusillus

    Cantabria: Bouchet (1975). Portugal: Locard (1897, as Acteon pusillus, bathyal), Hidalgo (1917, as Acteon), Nobre (1936, as Acteon), Nordsieck (1972, as Pseudacteon). Andalucía (Atl.): Bouchet (1975). Catalunya: Ros (1975, as Pseudacteon). Canarias: Ortea et al. (2001), Moro et al. (2003). Madeira: Watson (1886, 1897, both as Acteon pusillus), Nobre (1937, as A. pusillus), Nordsieck and García-Talavera (1979, as A. pusillus), Nordsieck (1972, as Pseudactaeon pusillus). Azores: Bouchet (1975), 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) "Japonactaeon pusillus" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 17/05/2015, Accessed: 22/06/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/BRLS0)

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