Cavolinia uncinata

Cavolinia uncinata (d’Orbigny, 1834) 

Cavolinia uncinata by Russell Hopcroft UAF-CoML
reproduced with permission from (www.cmarz.org)

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 uncinata  (d'Orbigny, 1835)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 139031).
Synonyms

  • Cavolinia pulsata van der Spoel, 1967
  • Cavolinia uncinata f. roperi van der Spoel, 1969
  • Cavolinia uncinata pulsatapusilla van der Spoel, 1971
  • Hyalaea uncinata d’Orbigny, 1834 (original)
  • Hyalaea uncinatiformis Pfeffer, 1880
  • Hyalea uncinata Rang, 1829

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • CavoliniaDedicated to Filippo Cavolini (1756-1810), botanist of Naples (Italy), pioneer in polyps research.
  • Uncinata. From Latin. Meaning ‘with hooks’, referring to the shape of the caudal spines, which have this shape.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Cavolinia uncinata
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 uncinata

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 uncinata" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 13/03/2013, Accessed: 19/08/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/SgRGL)

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