Favorinus blianus

Favorinus blianus Lemche & Thompson, 1974

Favorinus blianus moullieres 21/06/2008 by Jean Michel Crouzet

Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Nudipleura  Wägele & Willan, 2000
Order: Nudibranchia  Cuvier, 1817
Suborder: Dexiarchia  Schrödl, Wägele & Willan, 2001
Infraorder: Cladobranchia Willan & Morton, 1984
Parvorder: Aeolidida Odhner, 1934
Superfamily: Aeolidioidea  J.E. Gray, 1827
Family: Facelinidae  Bergh, 1889
Genus: Favorinus  M.E. Gray, 1850
Species: Favorinus blianus  Lemche & Thompson, 1974

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Favorinus. Possibly dedicated to the gallo-roman phylosopher Favorinus de Arles (80-160) sophyst, enemy of the stoicism; only fragments of his work are known.
  • Blianus. After Blia Rock, near Bergen, Norway.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Favorinus blianus
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: Favorinus blianus

    Galicia: Ortea and Urgorri (1981), Urgorri and Besteiro (1983). Portugal: Gavaia et al. (2004).

    General: Brown & Picton, 1979:22; Hayward, Wigham, & Yonow, 1990:722; Hunnam & Brown, 1975:152; Just & Edmunds, 1985:136[P]; Ortea & Urgorri, 1981:58; Picton & Morrow, 1994:126[P]; Thompson, 1976a:[P]; 1988:324[P]; Thompson & Brown, 1976:156; 1984:154[P]

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

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:
This chart displays the observation probability for Favorinus blianus based on our own records.

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Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Favorinus blianus" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 18/09/2014, Accessed: 22/01/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/Qnj6t)

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