Favorinus ghanensis

Favorinus ghanensis Edmunds, 1968

Favorinus ghanensis by Tamsouri et al. (2014)

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Ringipleura  

 

Superorder

Nudipleura  

 

Order

Nudibranchia  

 

Suborder

Cladobranchia  

 

Superfamily

Aeolidioidea  

 

Family

Facelinidae  

 

Genus

Favorinus  

 

Species

Favorinus ghanensis  Edmunds, 1968

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 181245).
Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Ghanensis. From Ghana (West Africa).

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Favorinus ghanensis
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

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Bibliography

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    Edmunds, M. 1968. Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Ghana. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 38: 83-100.
    Edmunds, M. 1975. An eolid nudibranch feeding on Bryozoa. The Veliger, 17(3):, 269-270.
    Edmunds, M. 2015. Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Ghana, Aeolidiidae, with consideration of several caribbean species. Journal of Conchology Vol. 42(2): 125-161.
    Edmunds, M. 1969. Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Tanzania. I. Eolidacea (Eubranchidae and Aeolidiidae). Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 38:451-469; figs. 1-10.
    Edmunds, M. 1977. Larval development, oceanic currents, and origins of the Opisthobranch fauna of Ghana. Journal of Molluscan studies 43:301-308.
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    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.

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Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2019) "Favorinus ghanensis" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 01/05/2015, Accessed: 17/10/2019 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/e6iYG)

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