Ancula gibbosa

Ancula gibbosa (Risso, 1818)

Ancula gibbosa by Klas Malmberg

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Ringipleura  

 

Superorder

Nudipleura  

 

Order

Nudibranchia  

 

Suborder

Doridina  

 

Infraorder

Doridoidei  

 

Superfamily

Onchidoridoidea  

 

Family

Goniodorididae  

 

Genus

Ancula  

 

Species

Ancula gibbosa  (Risso, 1818)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 140029).
Synonyms

  • Ancula cristata (Alder, 1841)
  • Ancula pacifica MacFarland, 1964
  • Ancula sulphurea Stimpson, 1853
  • Polycera cristata Alder, 1841
  • Tritonia gibbosa Risso, 1818 (original)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Ancula. From Greek “agkyle”, hunched object.
  • Gibbosa. From Latin “gibbosus”, derived from “gibba”, meaning “hunch”.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Ancula gibbosa
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: Ancula gibbosa

    Cantabria: Ortea (1977c). Galicia: Urgorri and Besteiro (1983, 1984), Rolán (1983). Portugal: García-Gómez et al. (1991). Catalunya: Arias and Morales (1963).

    General: Baba, 1990:9; Brown & Picton, 1979:10; Dekker, 1989:100; Hayward, Wigham, & Yonow, 1990:715; Meyer, 1970:140; Nordsieck, 1972:53; Picton & Morrow, 1994:58[P]; Pruvot-Fol, 1954b:312; Swennen, 1987:33; Thompson, 1988:166[P]; Thompson & Brown, 1984:46[P]

    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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Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2019) "Ancula gibbosa" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 13/08/2014, Accessed: 17/10/2019 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/7iS8a)

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