Pyrunculus ovatus

Pyrunculus ovatus (Jeffreys, 1871)

Pyrunculus ovatus @ Artsdatabanken - Cephalaspids of Norway by Lena Tina Ohnheiser

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Cephalaspidea  

 

Superfamily

Bulloidea  

 

Family

Retusidae  

 

Genus

Pyrunculus  

 

Species

Pyrunculus ovatus  (Jeffreys, 1871)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 141125).
Synonyms

  • Cylichna obesiuscula Brugnone, 1877
  • Cylichna obscura Sykes, 1904
  • Cylichna ovata Jeffreys, 1871

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Ovatus. From Latin “ōvum”, egg, ovate, egg-shaped.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Pyrunculus ovatus
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: Pyrunculus ovatus

    Cantabria: Pruvot-Fol (1954, as Retusa ovata), Bouchet (1975, bathyal). Galicia: Bouchet (1975, bathyal). Portugal: Nobre (1936), Nordsieck (1972), Bouchet (1975). Azores: Watson (1886), Dautzenberg (1889), Dautzenberg and Fischer (1896, 1897), Locard (1897), Bouchet (1975), Mikkelsen (1995), Malaquias (2001). All authors as Cylichna ovata.

    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) "Pyrunculus ovatus" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 07/06/2015, Accessed: 24/06/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/RNws9)

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