Creseis conica

Creseis conica  Eschscholtz, 1829

Creseis conica @ Croatia by Pero Ugarković


  • Creseis conica conica Eschscholtz, 1829
  • Creseis conica falciformis Rampal, 2002
  • Creseis rotunda G. B. Sowerby II, 1877
  • Creseis virgula conica Eschscholtz, 1829
  • Styliola vitrea Verrill, 1872




  • Creseis. From a Greek mythology nymph name.
  • Conica. From Latin “conus”, cone, top of helmet.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Creseis conica
: GROC 2010-2011
: Enric Madrenas
: João Pedro Silva
: Bernard Picton
: Manuel Ballesteros.
: M@re Nostrum
: Altres fonts
: Marine Regions


    Western Mediterranean: ☆☆☆☆☆
    Eastern Mediterranean: ☆☆☆☆☆
    Atlantic Ocean: ☆☆☆☆☆

This chart displays the monthly observation probability for Creseis conica based on our own records.

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    Ballesteros, M., E. Madrenas, and M. Pontes. 2023. OPK - Opistobranquis. (
    Cervera, J. L., G. Calado, C. Gavaia, M. A. E. Malaquías, J. Templado, M. Ballesteros, J. C. García-Gómez, and C. Megina. 2004. An annotated and updated checklist of the opisthobranchs (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Spain and Portugal (including islands and archipelagos). Boletín Instituto Español de Oceanografía, 20 (1-4): 1-111. L.
    Eschscholtz, J. F. von. 1829. Zoologischer Atlas, enthaltend Abbildungen und Beschreibungen neuer Thierarten, während des Flottcapitains von Kotzebue zweiter Reise um die Welt, auf der RussischKaiserlichen Kriegsschlupp Predpriaetië in den Jahren 1823-1826 beobachtet, 3. Berlin (G. Reimer): 118, pls 12-15.
    Long, S. J. 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000. Bayside Books & Press, Tustin, CA, U.S.A. 672p.
    McDonald, G. 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia. 2nd Online Edition, Annotated. 1072 pp  Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. (
    Mifsud, C., and C. Cachia. 2011. New additions and corrections, with annotations, to the check-list of the marine mollusca of the Maltese islands. Triton 23: 10-18.
    Prkić, J., A. Petani, Ð. Iglić, and L. Lanča. 2018. Stražnjoškržnjaci Jadranskoga Mora: Slikovni Atlas i Popis Hrvatskih Vrsta / Opisthobranchs of the Adriatic Sea: Photographic Atlas and List of Croatian Species. Ronilaćki Klub Sveti Roko, Bibinje.
    Rampal, J. 2002. Biodiversité et bioéographie chez les Cavoliniidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia, Euthecosomata), regions faunistiques marines. Zoosystema 24 (2): 209-258.
    WoRMS Editorial Board. 2023. World Register of Marine Species. WoRMS. (

    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.

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Ballesteros, M., Madrenas, E. & Pontes, M. (2023) "Creseis conica" in OPK-Opistobranquis. Published: 21/02/2015. Accessed: 02/06/2023. Available at (

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