Kaloplocamus ramosus

Kaloplocamus ramosus (Cantraine, 1835)

Kaloplocamus ramosus by Enric Madrenas

Taxonomy:
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Ringipleura  

 

Superorder

Nudipleura  

 

Order

Nudibranchia  

 

Suborder

Doridina  

 

Infraorder

Doridoidei  

 

Superfamily

Polyceroidea  

 

Family

Polyceridae  

 

Subfamily

Triophinae  

 

Genus

Kaloplocamus  

 

Species

Kaloplocamus ramosus  (Cantraine, 1835)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 141710).
Synonyms

  • Doris fimbriata Delle Chiaje, 1841
  • Doris ramosa Cantraine, 1835 (original)
  • Euplocamus atlanticus Bergh, 1892
  • Euplocamus croceus Philippi, 1836
  • Euplocamus frondosus Philippi, 1839
  • Euplocamus japonicus Bergh, 1880
  • Kaloplocamus atlanticus (Bergh, 1892)
  • Kaloplocamus aureus Odhner, 1932
  • Kaloplocamus filosus Cattaneo-Vietti & Sordi, 1988

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Kaloplocamus. From Greek “καλός”=Kalós, good, beautiful, lovely, quality, useful, right, moral, virtuous, noble + “plokamos”, hair tress.
  • Ramosus. From Latin “ramosus”, branching. In reference to the highly branched papillae found on the dorsum.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Kaloplocamus ramosus
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: Kaloplocamus ramosus

    Canarias: Malaquias and Calado (1997), Malaquias (2000). Azores: Bergh (1892, 1899, both as Euplocamus atlanticus), Nordsieck (1972, as Kaloplocamus ramosus), Malaquias (2001). Gibraltar: García Gómez (2002). Andalucía (Med.): Templado et al. (1993b), Peñas et al. (in press). Levante: Templado, Talavera and Murillo (1987), Templado et al. (2002). Catalunya: Ros (1975), Domènech et al. (2006). Baleares: Ballesteros and Templado (1996). Canarias: Odhner (1931), Ortea, Moro and Caballer (2001), Ortea et al. (1996, as K. aureus, 2001, 2003), Moro et al. (2003). Madeira: Malaquias (unpubl. data). Azores: Wirtz (1998), Ávila et al. (1998), Ávila (2000), Malaquias (2001), Wirtz and Debelius (2003).

    General: Baba, 1949:136[P]; 1989g:231[P]; Burn, 1958:9; 1989:772; Gosliner, 1987b:98[P]; Macnae, 1958:344; Nordsieck, 1972:55; Pruvot-Fol, 1951:35; 1954b:323; Riedl, 1983:331; Rudman & Darvell, 1990:45[P]; Schmekel & Portmann, 1982:109; Vicente, 1967:155; Tiberi, 1880:217; O'Donoghue, 1929:775

    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 Kaloplocamus ramosus based on our own records.

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Bibliography

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Kaloplocamus ramosus" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 17/05/2012, Accessed: 22/02/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/KhL4C)

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