Diacavolinia longirostris

Diacavolinia longirostris (Lesueur in Blainville, 1821)

Diacavolinia longirostris 8 mm (Pacific population) by Pauline Fiene
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Taxonomy

 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Pteropoda  

 

Suborder

Euthecosomata  

 

Superfamily

Cavolinioidea  

 

Family

Cavoliniidae  

 

Genus

Diacavolinia  

 

Species

Diacavolinia longirostris  (Blainville, 1821)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 405962).
Synonyms

  • Cavolinia longirostris (Lesueur in Blainville, 1821)
  • Cavolinia longirostris f. longirostris (Lesueur in Blainville, 1821)
  • Hyalaea longirostris Blainville, 1821 (original)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Diacavolinia. From Greek “dia”, separated from + “Cavolinia”, dedicated to Filippo Cavolini (1756-1810), botanyst from Naples, Italy, pioneer in polyp research.
  • Longirostris. From Latin “longus”, long, extended + “rostrum”, beak, face.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Diacavolinia longirostris
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: Diacavolinia longirostris

    We have not yet published references for Iberian coasts of: Diacavolinia longirostris.

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) "Diacavolinia longirostris" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 13/03/2013, Accessed: 27/05/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/O3yo6)

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