Volvulella ovulina

Volvulella ovulina (A. Adams, 1850)

Volvulella ovulina @ Japan by Tadashige Habe

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Cephalaspidea  

 

Superfamily

Bulloidea  

 

Family

Rhizoridae  

 

Genus

Volvulella  

 

Species

Volvulella ovulina  (A. Adams, 1850)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 736608).
Synonyms

  • Atys angustatus E. A. Smith, 1872
  • Bulla ovulina A. Adams, 1850 (original)
  • Rhizorus ovulinus (A. Adams, 1850)
  • Volvula acutaeformis Yokoyama, 1922 †
  • Volvula minutissima Thiele, 1925

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Ovulina. From Latin “ovulum”, egg, because of the ovoid shell’s shape.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Volvulella ovulina
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:0 out of 5 stars
    Eastern Mediterranean:0 out of 5 stars
    Atlantic Ocean:0 out of 5 stars
Month

This chart displays the monthly observation probability for Volvulella ovulina based on our own records.

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Bibliography

    Adams, A. 1850. Monograph of the family Bullidae. G.B. Sowerby II (ed.), Thesaurus Conchyliorum, vol. 2: 553-608, pl. 119-125.
    Adams, A. 1862. On some new species of Cylichnidae, Bullidae and Philinidae from the seas of China and Japan. Annals and Magazine of Natural History.
    Ballesteros, M., E. Madrenas, and M. Pontes. 2019. OPK - Opistobranquis. (https://opistobranquis.info/).
    Cachia, C., and C. Mifsud. 2007. On the occurrence of Atys macandrewii E.A. Smith, 1872 (Gastropoda: Haminoeidae) in the Mediterranean. Iberus 25(1): 43-48.
    Flanders Marine Institute. 2018. Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Territorial Seas. Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase. (http://www.marineregions.org/).
    Higo, S., P. Callomon, and Y. Goto. 2001. Catalogue and Bibliography of the Marine Shell-Bearing Mollusca of Japan. Gastropoda Bivalvia Polyplacophora Scaphopoda Type Figures. Elle Scientific Publications, Yao, Japan, 208 pp.
    Long, S. J. 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000. Bayside Books & Press, Tustin, CA, U.S.A. 672p.
    McDonald, G. 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia. 2nd Online Edition, Annotated. 1072 pp  Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. (http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8115h0wz).
    Smith, E. A. 1877. On the Mollusca collected during the Arctic Expedition of 1875-76. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., series 4, 20:131-146.
    Valdés, Á. 2008. Deep-sea “cephalaspidean” heterobranchs (Gastropoda) from the tropical southwest Pacific. Mémoires du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle 196:587-792.
    van Aartsen, J. J., and J. Goud. 2006. Indo-Pacific migrants into the Mediterranean. 3. Atys angustatus Smith, 1872 (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia). Basteria 70: 29-31.
    WoRMS Editorial Board. 2018. World Register of Marine Species. World Register of Marine Species. (http://www.marinespecies.org).

    Bibliography based on the works by Steve Long, 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000 and Gary McDonald, 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia, with later updates from other resources.

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2019) "Volvulella ovulina" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 03/05/2015, Accessed: 20/08/2019 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/vnlxd)

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