Dendronotus frondosus

Dendronotus frondosus (Ascanius, 1774)

Dendronotus frondosus (Sweden) by Klas Malmberg

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Ringipleura  

 

Superorder

Nudipleura  

 

Order

Nudibranchia  

 

Suborder

Cladobranchia  

 

Superfamily

Dendronotoidea  

 

Family

Dendronotidae  

 

Genus

Dendronotus  

 

Species

Dendronotus frondosus  (Ascanius, 1774)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 139523).
Taxonomic note: The name D. venustus is resurrected for eastern Pacific populations previously considered to be D. frondosus. Pacific D. venustus display consistent morphological and molecular differences from Atlantic D. frondosus (Stout et al. 2010).

Synonyms

  • Amphitrite frondosa Ascanius, 1774 (original)
  • Dendronotus luteolus Lafont, 1871
  • Doris arborescens Müller O.F., 1776
  • Tritonia pulchella Alder & Hancock, 1842
  • Tritonia reynoldsii Couthouy, 1838

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Dendronotus. From Greek “dendron”, tree + “noton”, back, dorsum.
  • Frondosus. From Latin “frondosus”, leafy, abounding in foliage.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Dendronotus frondosus
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: Dendronotus frondosus

    Cantabria: Hidalgo (1916, as D. arborescens).

    General: Abe, 1964:87[P]; Alder & Hancock, 1845b:fam. 3, pl. 3[P]; Baba, 1993:29[P]; Behrens, 1980:74[P]; 1991:76[P]; Brown & Picton, 1979:5; Colgan, 1914:194; Dahl, 1925:163; Dekker, 1989:101; Farmer, 1980:70; Fez Sanchez, 1974:64; Hayward, Wigham & Yonow, 1990:709; Jutting & Engel, 1936:54; Larsen, 1925:38; Lemche, 1938:13; 1941a:15; Loyning, 1927:248; MacFarland, 1966:256; MacGinitie, 1959:144; Marcus & Marcus, 1961:34; 1969a:27; McDonald, 1983:173; McDonald & Nybakken, 1980:56[P]; Meyer, 1970:142; Nordsieck, 1972:67; Odhner, 1926a:17; 1939:45; Picton & Morrow, 1994:36[P]; Pruvot-Fol, 1954b:355; Robilliard, 1962:93; 1970:441[P]; 1975:44; Roginskaya, 1987d:173; Swennen, 1987:37; Thompson, 1976a:[P]; 1988:124; Thompson & Brown, 1976:66; 1984:22[P]; Vayssiere, 1913:7; 1913a:257

    Sources: Cervera et al., 2004, Ballesteros, 2007 & 2016, McDonald, 2006 and other sources.

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:

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Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Dendronotus frondosus" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 14/10/2014, Accessed: 17/08/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/6pp4K)

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