Cavolinia gibbosa

Cavolinia gibbosa (d’Orbigny, 1834)

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Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Pteropoda  

 

Suborder

Euthecosomata  

 

Superfamily

Cavolinioidea  

 

Family

Cavoliniidae  

 

Genus

Cavolinia  

 

Species

Cavolinia gibbosa  (d'Orbigny, 1835)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 139028).
Synonyms

  • Cavolinia flava (d’Orbigny, 1834)
  • Cavolinia gibboides Rampal, 2002
  • Cavolinia gibbosa f. flava (d’Orbigny, 1834)
  • Cavolinia gibbosa f. gibboides Rampal, 2002
  • Cavolinia gibbosa f. gibbosa (d’Orbigny, 1834)
  • Cavolinia gibbosa f. plana Meisenheimer, 1905
  • Cavolinia gibbosa var. plana Meisenheimer, 1905
  • Cavolinia plana Meisenheimer, 1905
  • Hyalaea flava d’Orbigny, 1834 (original)
  • Hyalaea gibbosa d’Orbigny, 1834 (original)
  • Pleuropus hargeri Verrill, 1882

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • CavoliniaDedicated to Filippo Cavolini (1756-1810), botanist of Naples (Italy), pioneer in polyps research.
  • Gibbosa. From Latin “gibbosus”, with hunch, hunchback.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Cavolinia gibbosa
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: Cavolinia gibbosa

    Gibraltar: Hidalgo (1917) as C. gibbosa, Rampal (2002). Andalucía (Med.): Rampal (1968, 2002). Catalunya: Hidalgo (1917, citada como C. gibbosa). Canarias: Odhner (1931) as C. gibbosa, Ortea et al. (2001) as C. gibbosa, Rampal (2002), Moro et al. (2003) as C. gibbosa. Madeira: Rampal (2002).

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

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) "Cavolinia gibbosa" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 13/03/2013, Accessed: 14/11/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/Z9CK8)

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