Atys brocchii

Atys brocchii (Michelotti, 1847)

Atys brocchii @ Premià de Mar 9.05.1989 (Col. Lluís Dantart) by Lluís Toll

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Cephalaspidea  

 

Superfamily

Haminoeoidea  

 

Family

Haminoeidae  

 

Genus

Atys  

 

Species

Atys brocchii  (Michelotti, 1847)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 478950).
Taxonomic note: Species considered as fossil by WoRMS and CLEMAM, it is in the list of current species in Greece (Koukouras, 2010). The reports from the coasts of Maresme are the first for this species in the Spanish shores.

Description

Biology

Etymology

Distribution
Found in the Mediterranean only: as a fossil on the hill of Turin and in Tortona, Italy (Michelotti, 1847: 151 as Bulla Brocchii). In Greece it is reported as a current species (Koukouras, 2010). In Catalonia, Lluís Dantart found two shells on the Maresme coast: in Mataró on 5/05/1989 on a sand bottom at 10 m and at Premià de Mar on 9/05/1989 on a sand bottom at 20 m (see Toll et Ballesteros, 2017).

Known georeferenced records of the species: Atys brocchii
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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Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Atys brocchii" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 10/02/2018, Accessed: 22/08/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/CJhNv)

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