Goniodoris nodosa

Goniodoris nodosa (Montagu, 1808)

Goniodoris nodosa @ Strangford Lough, Co Down, Northern Ireland. 20 Oct 2005 by Bernard Picton

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

Goniodoris  

 

Species

Goniodoris nodosa  (Montagu, 1808)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 140033).
Synonyms

  • Doris barvicensis Johnston, 1838
  • Doris elongata Thompson W., 1840
  • Doris nodosa Montagu, 1808 (original)
  • Goniodoris emarginata Forbes, 1840

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Goniodoris. From Greek “gonios”, angle + “Doris”, in Greek mythology, wife of Nereus, nymph of the waters and mother of the Nereids.
  • Nodosa. From Latin, tied into many knots, full of knots, knotty.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Goniodoris nodosa
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: Goniodoris nodosa

    Cantabria: Ortea (1977c). Galicia: Ortea (1977c), Urgorri and Besteiro (1983), Rolán (1983). Portugal: Nobre (1932), García-Gómez et al. (1991).

    General: Alder & Hancock, 1846:fam. 1, pl. 18[P]; Bergh, 1880d:119; Brown & Picton, 1979:9; Colgan, 1914:203; Fez Sanchez, 1974:126; Forbes & Hanley, 1850-1851:572; Garstang, 1890:447; Herdman & Clubb, 1889:227; Hayward, Wigham, & Yonow, 1990:715; Hoffmann, 1926:14; Hunnam & Brown, 1975:145; Jeffreys, 1869:81; Jutting & Engel, 1936:48; Larsen, 1925:34; McMillan, 1968:69; Nobre, 1931:46; 1936:31; 1938-40:58; Nordsieck, 1972:52; Odhner, 1939:41; Picton & Morrow, 1994:54[P]; Pruvot-Fol, 1954b:307; Swennen, 1987:33; Thompson, 1976:[P]; 1976a:[P]; 1988:158[P]; Thompson & Brown, 1976:80; 1984:41[P]; Vayssiere, 1913a:352

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

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:

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Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Goniodoris nodosa" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 29/08/2014, Accessed: 22/06/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/vExUN)

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