Clio cuspidata

Clio cuspidata (Bosc, 1802)

Clio cuspidata with hydroids by Cheryl Clarke UAF-CMarZ
reproduced with permission (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

Clio  

 

Species

Clio cuspidata  (Bosc, 1801)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 139032).
Synonyms

  • Cleodora lessonii Rang & de Férussac, 1830 
  • Clio (Bellardiclio) cuspidata (Bosc, 1802)
  • Clio quadrispinosa Lesson, 1831
  • Euclio cuspidata (Bosc, 1802)
  • Hyalaea cuspidata Bosc, 1802 (original)
  • Hyalaea tricuspidata Bowdich, 1820

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Clio. From Greek “kleios” Glory, also a sea nymph. 
  • Cuspidata. Latin “Cuspidata” means “with hard pricks”.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Clio cuspidata
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: Clio cuspidata

    Portugal: Hidalgo (1917, as Cleodora), McAndrew (1850, in Nobre 1938-40, as Cleodora). Gibraltar: Vives, Santamaría and Trepat (1975, as Euclio). Andalucía (Med.): Rampal (1968, as Euclio), Peñas et al. (in press). Levante: Hidalgo (1917). Canarias: Lozano-Soldevilla and Hernández (1991), Ortea et al. (2001), Moro et al. (2003).

    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) "Clio cuspidata" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 13/03/2013, Accessed: 27/05/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/9xdRY)

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