Creseis conica

Creseis conica  Eschscholtz, 1829

Creseis conica @ Desterro, Santa Catarina, Brasil by Joop Trausel and Frans Slieker (Natural History Museum Rotterdam)

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Pteropoda  

 

Suborder

Euthecosomata  

 

Superfamily

Cavolinioidea  

 

Family

Creseidae  

 

Genus

Creseis  

 

Species

Creseis conica  Eschscholtz, 1829

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 390545).
Synonyms

  • 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

Description

Biology

Etymology

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

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Creseis conica
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: Creseis conica

    Galicia: Rolán (1983) as C. virgula, Rampal (2002). Portugal: Rampal (2002). Andalucía (Med.): Rampal (1968, 2002). Baleares: Rampal (1963). Canarias: Hernández, Ferrandis and Lozano Soldevilla (1993) as C. virgula, Ortea et al. (2001) as C. virgula, Moro et al. (2003) as C. virgula. Azores: 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) "Creseis conica" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 21/02/2015, Accessed: 21/04/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/sk6Ud)

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