Retusa truncatula

Retusa truncatula (Bruguière, 1792)

Retusa truncatula 3mm @ Ibiza 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 truncatula  (Bruguière, 1792)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 141138).
Synonyms

  • Bulla pellucida Brown, 1827 
  • Bulla retusa Maton & Rackett, 1807 
  • Bulla semisulcata Philippi, 1836 
  • Bulla truncata Adams J., 1800 
  • Bulla truncatula Bruguière, 1792 (original)
  • Coleophysis effusa Monterosato, 1890
  • Cylichna truncatella Locard, 1886
  • Retusa (Coleophysis) piriformis Nordsieck, 1972
  • Retusa carinensis de Gregorio, 1889
  • Retusa dilatata Pallary, 1904 
  • Retusa dilatata var. minor Pallary, 1904
  • Retusa piriformis Nordsieck, 1972
  • Retusa semisulcata (Philippi, 1836)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Retusa. From Latin “retusus”, blunt.
  • Truncatula. From Latin, means truncated.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Retusa truncatula
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: Retusa truncatula

    Baleares: Nordsieck (1978). Cantabria: Hidalgo (1917), Ortea (1975-76), Ortea (1977c), Flor et al. (1981), Flor, Llera and Ortea (1982), Borja (1987, as Cylichna semisulcata and R. truncatella). Galicia: Hidalgo (1917), Cadée (1968, as R. truncata), Rolán (1983, as R. semisulcata and R. truncatella), Urgorri and Besteiro (1983), Trigo and Otero (1987), Troncoso et al. (1988). Portugal: Hidalgo (1917), Nobre (1936), Nordsieck (1972), Saldanha (1974, as Acteocina truncatula), Burnay (1986), García-Gómez et al. (1991), Machado and Fonseca (1997, as R. cf. truncatella), Macedo, Macedo and Borges (1999). Andalucía (Atl.): Hidalgo (1917), Sánchez-Moyano et al. (2000, as R. truncatella). Gibraltar: Hidalgo (1917), Aartsen, Menkhorst and Gittenberger (1984), Rueda, Salas and Gofas (2000). Andalucía (Med.): Luque (1983, as R. semisulcata), Ballesteros et al. (1986), Salas and Hergueta (1986), Peñas et al. (in press). Levante: Hidalgo (1917, as R. semisulcata), Olmo and Ros (1984), Rubio and Ros (1984), Templado, Talavera and Murillo (1997), Templado et al. (2002), García Raso et al. (1992). Catalunya: De Sama (1916), Hidalgo (1917, citada como R. truncatella), Altimira (1975, 1976, citada como R. truncatella). Baleares: Hidalgo (1917, as R. semisulcata), Altimira (1972, also as R. semisulcata), Nordsieck (1972, as R. semisulcata and R. truncatella), Schröder (1978, as R. semisulcata), Luque and Templado (1981, as R. semisulcata), Ballesteros, Álvarez and Mateo (1986, also as R. semisulcata), Altaba (1993). Canarias: Nordsieck (1972), Nordsieck and García-Talavera (1979), Malaquias and Calado (1997), Malaquias (2000), Ortea et al. (2001, 2003), Moro et al. (2003). Madeira: Watson (1897, as Utriculus truncatulus), Nobre (1937, as Tornatina truncatula), Nordsieck (1972, as R. mariae), Nordsieck and García-Talavera (1979, as R. mariae), Malaquias et al. (2001). Azores: Dautzenberg (1889, both as Tornatina truncatula and Tornatina mariei n. sp.), Nordsieck (1972 as Retusa (Coleophysis) mariei), Nordsieck and García-Talavera (1979 as Retusa mariae), Mikkelsen (1995), Morton et al. (1998), Ávila et al. (1998), Ávila (2000), 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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Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Retusa truncatula" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 10/09/2014, Accessed: 17/12/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/yM5er)

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