Polycera faeroensis

Polycera faeroensis (Lemche, 1929)

Polycera faeroensis by Luis Ángel Díaz Álvarez

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

Polycerinae  

 

Genus

Polycera  

 

Species

Polycera faeroensis  Lemche, 1929

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 140834).
Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Polycera. From Greek “polys”, many + “keras”, horns.
  • Faeroensis. From the Feroe Islands (Denmark).

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Polycera faeroensis
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: Polycera faeroensis

    Cantabria: Martínez et al. (1990). Galicia: Ortea and Urgorri (1981a), Urgorri and Besteiro (1983, 1984). Portugal: Calado et al. (1999, 2003), Wirtz and Debelius (2003). Gibraltar: García-Gómez (1983), García-Gómez et al. (1989), Megina and Cervera (2003). Andalucía (Med.): Sánchez Tocino, Ocaña and García (2000a), Ocaña et al. (2000).

    General: Brown & Picton, 1979:14; Hayward, Wigham, & Yonow, 1990:716; Hunnam & Brown, 1975:147; ICZN, 1977a:35; Just & Edmunds, 1985:58[P]; Lemche, 1973:91; Lemche & Thompson, 1974:186; Odhner, 1941:3; Picton & Morrow, 1994:74[P]; Thompson, Thompson, 1976a:[P]; 1988:202[P]; Thompson & Brown, 1976:112; 1984:67[P]

    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) "Polycera faeroensis" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 24/10/2012, Accessed: 20/10/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/bwvPf)

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