Cavolinia globulosa

Cavolinia globulosa  Gray, 1850

Cavolinia globulosa 5mm @Kaula Rock, Hawaii, Vanderbilt Equatorial Pac. Exp. 1951
by Cory Pittman – CAS collection (www.seaslugsofhawaii.com)

Taxonomy

 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Pteropoda  

 

Suborder

Euthecosomata  

 

Superfamily

Cavolinioidea  

 

Family

Cavoliniidae  

 

Subfamily

Cavoliniinae  

 

Genus

Cavolinia  

 

Species

Cavolinia globulosa  J. E. Gray, 1850

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 532560).
Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Cavolinia. Dedicated to Filippo Cavolini (1756-1810), botanist of Naples (Italy), pioneer in polyps research.
  • Globulosa. Derived from Latin “globulus”, globular, spherical.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Cavolinia globulosa
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: ☆☆☆☆☆
Month

This chart displays the monthly observation probability for Cavolinia globulosa based on our own records.

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Bibliography

    Bibliography based on the works by Steve Long, 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000 and Gary McDonald, 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia, with later updates from other resources.

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, M., Madrenas, E. & Pontes, M. (2023) "Cavolinia globulosa" in OPK-Opistobranquis. Published: 16/10/2014. Accessed: 04/03/2024. Available at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/?p=16102)

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