Retusa desgenettii

Retusa desgenettii (Audouin, 1826)

Retusa desgenettii @ Dahab, Egypt by Joop Trausel and Frans Slieker (Natural History Museum Rotterdam)

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Cephalaspidea  

 

Superfamily

Bulloidea  

 

Family

Retusidae  

 

Genus

Retusa  

 

Species

Retusa desgenettii  (Audouin, 1826)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 181172).
Synonyms

  • Bulla desgenettii Audouin, 1826
  • Retusa desgenettesi (Audouin, 1827)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Desgenettii. Possibly dedicated to René-Nicolas Dufriche, baron Desgenettes (1762-1837) a French military doctor. In 1798, he was made chief physician of the French “Armée d’Orient” as well as part of the natural history and physics section of the Institut d’Égypte.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Retusa desgenettii
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

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) "Retusa desgenettii" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 02/05/2015, Accessed: 16/10/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/jmIAh)

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