Knoutsodonta depressa

Knoutsodonta depressa (Alder & Hancock, 1842)

Knoutsodonta depressa 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

Onchidorididae  

 

Genus

Knoutsodonta  

 

Species

Knoutsodonta depressa  (Alder & Hancock, 1842)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 845528).
Synonyms

  • Onchidoris depressa (Alder & Hancock, 1842)
  • Doris depressa Alder & Hancock, 1842

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Knoutsodonta, from the Greek meaning “lame tooth”, to represent
    nudibranch species that lack a rachidian or middle tooth.
  • Depressa. From Latin “depressus”, reduced, low, submerged.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Knoutsodonta depressa
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: Knoutsodonta depressa

    Galicia: Ortea and Urgorri (1979a), Ortea and Ballesteros (1982), Urgorri and Besteiro (1983, 1984). Portugal: Nobre (1938-40, as Doris). Andalucía (Atl.): García-Gómez (2002, as Onchidoris sp.).

    General: Brown & Picton, 1979:12; Hayward, Wigham, & Yonow, 1990:714; Just & Edmunds, 1985:68[P]; Picton & Morrow, 1994:62[P]; Thompson, 1988:180; Thompson & Brown, 1976:100; 1984:54[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
Month

This chart displays the monthly observation probability for Knoutsodonta depressa based on our own records.

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Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2019) "Knoutsodonta depressa" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 04/11/2012, Accessed: 13/11/2019 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/wqxsj)

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