Halgerda willeyi

Halgerda willeyi  Eliot, 1903

Halgerda_willeyi @ Malapascua, Philippines 12m 5-03-2005 by Erwin Köhler













































Halgerda willeyi  Eliot, 1904

 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 221077).

  • Doris incii Gray, 1850




  • Halgerda. The character Hallgerður appears in the nordic saga of “Njal“, originally written in Icelandic language near the XIIIth century and that evoques life at the Iceland of the Xth century.
  • Willeyi. Probably dedicated to Dr. Arthur Willey (1867-1942), a British born Canadian zoologist who graduated from London University in 1890. He taught at Columbia University between 1892 and 1894, resigning to work at Cambridge. He was director of the Colombo National Museum in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) between 1902 and 1910 and then he was appointed Professor of Zoology at McGill University, Canada.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Halgerda willeyi
: GROC 2010-2011
: Enric Madrenas
: João Pedro Silva
: Bernard Picton
: Manuel Ballesteros.
: M@re Nostrum
: Altres fonts
: Marine Regions


    Western Mediterranean: ☆☆☆☆☆
    Eastern Mediterranean: ☆☆☆☆☆
    Atlantic Ocean: ☆☆☆☆☆

This chart displays the monthly observation probability for Halgerda willeyi based on our own records.

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Ballesteros, M., Madrenas, E. & Pontes, M. (2023) "Halgerda willeyi" in OPK-Opistobranquis. Published: 01/05/2015. Accessed: 20/04/2024. Available at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/?p=19407)

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