Plocamopherus ocellatus

Plocamopherus ocellatus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828

Plocamopherus ocellatus @ Movenpick Beach, Beirut, Lebanon 26.09.2015 by Sonja Ooms

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

Plocamopherus  

 

Species

Plocamopherus ocellatus  Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 141712).
Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Plocamopherus. From Greek “plokamos”, hair tress + “-pherus”, from Latin “fero”, a combining form meaning “bearing”, “producing”, “yielding”, “containing”, “conveying” used in the formation of compound words.
  • Ocellatus. From Latin “ocellatus”, with small eyes, or eye-shaped stains.

Distribution
Alien species.

Known georeferenced records of the species: Plocamopherus ocellatus
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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Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Plocamopherus ocellatus" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 19/09/2014, Accessed: 23/04/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/6fr3C)

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