Eubranchus pallidus

Eubranchus pallidus (Alder & Hancock, 1842)

Eubranchus pallidus Salcombe, Devon, England. 18 May 1975 by Bernard Picton

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Ringipleura  

 

Superorder

Nudipleura  

 

Order

Nudibranchia  

 

Suborder

Cladobranchia  

 

Superfamily

Fionoidea  

 

Family

Eubranchidae  

 

Genus

Eubranchus  

 

Species

Eubranchus pallidus  (Alder & Hancock, 1842)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 139768).

Taxonomic note: The phylogenetic analyses performed by Cella et al. (2016) revealed that the traditional Tergipedidae family is polyphyletic and belongs to a larger monophyletic clade including members of the traditional families Eubranchidae, Fionidae and Calmidae; this was an unexpected result, since the validity of these taxa and their distinctness from the Tergipedidae was never questioned before. They proposed to join the families Tergipedidae, Eubranchidae, Calmidae and Fionidae under the name of Fionidae. This decision has been reinterpreted and completed in the paper by Korshunova et al. (2017) because it obviated evident morphological and molecular aspects.

Synonyms

  • Amphorina pallida (Alder & Hancock, 1842)
  • Eolis flavescens Friele & Hansen, 1876 
  • Eolis minuta Alder & Hancock, 1842 
  • Eolis pallida Alder & Hancock, 1842 (original)
  • Eolis picta Alder & Hancock, 1847 
  • Galvina flavescens (Friele & Hansen, 1876) 
  • Galvina pallida (Alder & Hancock, 1842)
  • Galvina picta (Alder & Hancock, 1847)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Eubranchus. From Greek “eu”, good, well + “bragchia”, gill.
  • Pallidus. From Latin “pallidus”, pale, livid.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Eubranchus pallidus
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: Eubranchus pallidus

    Galicia: Urgorri and Besteiro (1983, 1984).

    General: Brown & Picton, 1979:24; Dekker, 1989:103; Edmunds & Kress, 1969:893; Hayward, Wigham, & Yonow, 1990:721; Lemche, 1938:29; Odhner, 1939:66; Picton & Morrow, 1994:118[P]; Swennen, 1949:70; 1987:43; Thompson, 1988:296[P]; Thompson & Brown, 1976:168; 1984:134[P]; Urgorri & Besteiro, 1986:97

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

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:0 out of 5 stars
    Eastern Mediterranean:0 out of 5 stars
    Atlantic Ocean:0 out of 5 stars
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This chart displays the monthly observation probability for Eubranchus pallidus based on our own records.

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Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2019) "Eubranchus pallidus" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 18/09/2014, Accessed: 15/11/2019 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/E6mvE)

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