Retusa umbilicata

Retusa umbilicata (Montagu, 1803)

Retusa umbilicata @ Artsdatabanken - Cephalaspids of Norway by Manuel Malaquias

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 umbilicata  (Montagu, 1803)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 156376).
Synonyms

  • Bulla blainvilliana Récluz, 1843
  • Bulla umbilicata Montagu, 1803 (original)
  • Cylichna strigella Lovén, 1846
  • Cylichnina umbilicata (Montagu, 1803)
  • Retusa strigella (Lovén, 1846)
  • Retusa subcylindrica (Brown, 1827)
  • Volvaria subcylindrica Brown, 1827

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Retusa. From Latin “retusus”, rhomboid, obtuse.
  • Umbilicata. From Latin “umbilicus”, center of country/region, navel, middle, center, ornamented end of a scroll (parchment roll, old book).

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Retusa umbilicata
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 umbilicata

    Cantabria: Hidalgo (1917), Ortea (1977c, as Cylichnina), Flor, Llera and Ortea (1982), Borja (1987, as Cylichnina subcylindrica and Cylichnina umbilicata). Galicia: Hidalgo (1917), Cadée (1968), Rolán (1983, as Cylichnina subcylindrica), Urgorri and Besteiro (1983). Portugal: Hidalgo (1917). Gibraltar: Hidalgo (1917), Aartsen, Menkhorst and Gittenberger (1984). Andalucía (Med.): Luque (1983, as Cylichnina subcylindrica), Moreno and Templado (1998), Peñas et al. (in press). Levante: Hidalgo (1917). Catalunya: Hidalgo (1917), Altimira (1977b, citada como C. subcylindrica), Giribet & Peñas (1997), Tarruella (2002). Baleares: Nordsieck (1972, as C. subcylindrica), Ballesteros, Álvarez and Mateo (1986, as C. subcylindrica). Madeira: Watson (1897, as Cylichna umbilicata), Nobre (1937, as Tornatina umbilicata), Nordsieck and García-Talavera (1979, as Cylichnina subcylindrica). Azores: Ávila and Azevedo (1996), 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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Bibliography

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Retusa umbilicata" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 22/02/2015, Accessed: 17/08/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/uY572)

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