Philinopsis speciosa

Philinopsis speciosa  Pease, 1860

Philinopsis speciosa (60mm) @ Hekili Point, Maui, Hawaii 14-11-2008 by Cory Pittman

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Cephalaspidea  

 

Superfamily

Philinoidea  

 

Family

Aglajidae  

 

Genus

Philinopsis  

 

Species

Philinopsis speciosa  Pease, 1860

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 559039).
Synonyms

  • Aglaja cyanea (Martens, 1879)
  • Doridium cyaneum Martens, 1879
  • Philinopsis cyanea (Martens, 1879)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Speciosa. From Latin “speciose”, with elegance, magnificently.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Philinopsis speciosa
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:

Video

Philinopsis speciosa @ Tulamben, Bali by Cix Cutez @ Nudibase (Facebook)

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Bibliography

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Philinopsis speciosa" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 01/05/2015, Accessed: 17/08/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/vfvvU)

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