Diaphana minuta

Diaphana minuta  T. Brown, 1827

Diaphana minuta (Sweden) by Klas Malmberg

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Cephalaspidea  

 

Superfamily

Cylichnoidea  

 

Family

Diaphanidae  

 

Subfamily

Diaphaninae  

 

Genus

Diaphana  

 

Species

Diaphana minuta  T. Brown, 1827

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 139557).
Synonyms

  • Amphisphyra expansa Jeffreys, 1865
  • Bulla debilis Gould, 1840
  • Bulla hyalina Turton, 1834
  • Bulla subangulata Möller, 1842
  • Diaphana brunnea Dall, 1919
  • Diaphana candida T. Brown, 1827
  • Diaphana expansa (Jeffreys, 1865)
  • Diaphana hyalina (Turton, 1834)
  • Diaphana hyalina spirata Odhner, 1907
  • Diaphana pellucida T. Brown, 1827
  • Diaphana watanabei Habe, 1976
  • Retusa pellucida (Brown, 1827)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Diaphana. From Latin “diaphanus”, from Greek “diaphanēs”, from “diaphainein”, to show through, from “dia-“, through + “phainein”, to show.
  • Minuta. From Latin “minutus”, little, small, tiny.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Diaphana minuta
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: Diaphana minuta

    Cantabria: Hidalgo (1917), Pruvot-Fol (1954). Portugal: Nordsieck (1972). Galicia: Cadée (1968), Rolán (1983). Andalucía (Med.): Peñas et al. (in press). Catalunya: Altimira (1977b). Canarias: Pruvot-Fol (1954), Nordsieck (1972), Nordsieck and García-Talavera (1979), Ortea et al. (2001), Moro et al. (2003). Madeira: McAndrew (1852, as Amphisphyra hyalina), Nordsieck and García-Talavera (1979, as Micromelo minuta).

    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) "Diaphana minuta" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 14/10/2014, Accessed: 17/08/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/0XlDB)

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