Trapania luquei

Trapania luquei  Ortea, 1989

Trapania luquei @ Las Eras, Tenerife, Canary Islands by Jonathan González Rodríguez

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

Trapania  

 

Species

Trapania luquei  Ortea, 1989

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 181226).
Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Trapania. Bernard Picton considers this derives from Greek Drepane meaning “sickle” or “reaping hook”, presumably referred to the appendixes located in the base of rhinophores and gills in the genus Trapania.
  • Luquei. Named for Prof. Dr. Ángel Antonio Luque del Villar, malacologyst, professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and who was first secretary of Sociedad Española de Malacologia.

Distribution
This species has been reported in Cape Verde (Ortea, 1989; Rolán, 2005) and also in the Canary Islands (Moro, Ortea & Bacallado, 1997; Ortea et al. 2001 and Moro et al. 2003).

Known georeferenced records of the species: Trapania luquei
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

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:

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Bibliography

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Trapania luquei" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 07/06/2015, Accessed: 20/08/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/vGpPw)

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