Heliconoides inflatus

Heliconoides inflatus (d’Orbigny, 1834)

Heliconoides inflatus (Embolus inflatus) 0.9 mm (Pacific population) by Cory Pittman
www.seaslugsofhawaii.com

Taxonomy

 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Pteropoda  

 

Suborder

Euthecosomata  

 

Superfamily

Limacinoidea  

 

Family

Limacinidae  

 

Genus

Heliconoides  

 

Species

Heliconoides inflatus  (d'Orbigny, 1835)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 605965).
Synonyms

  • Atlanta inflata d’Orbigny, 1834 (original)
  • Embolus inflatus (d’Orbigny, 1834)
  • Heliconoides inflata [sic] 
  • Limacina inflata (d’Orbigny, 1834)
  • Limacina scaphoidea Gould, 1852
  • Protomedea elata Costa O.G., 1861 
  • Spiratella inflata (d’Orbigny, 1834)
  • Spirialis appendiculata Pelseneer, 1888 
  • Spirialis rostralis Eydoux & Souleyet, 1840

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Heliconoides. From Latin “helica”, winding.
  • Inflatus. Del Latín “inflatus”, inflated, puffed up, turgid.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Heliconoides inflatus
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: Heliconoides inflatus

    Galicia: Rolán (1983). Andalucía (Atl.): Vives, Santamaría and Trepat (1975) as Spiratella. Gibraltar: Vives, Santamaría and Trepat (1975) as Spiratella. Andalucía (Med.): Rampal (1968) as Spiratella, Vives, Santamaría and Trepat (1975) as Spiratella, Peñas et al. (in press) as Spiratella. Levante: Vives (1966) as Spiratella. Catalunya: Ros (1976a) as Spiratella, Tarruella (2002). Baleares: Rampal (1963) as Spiratella, Riera and Blasco (1967) as Spiratella. Canarias: Hernández et al. (1991) as Spiratella, Lozano-Soldevilla and Hernández (1991) as Spiratella, Hernández and Jiménez (1992) as Spiratella, Hernández, Ferrandis and Lozano Soldevilla (1993) as Spiratella, Hernández, Jiménez and Silva (1997a,b) as Spiratella, Ortea et al. (2001), Moro et al. (2003) as Spiratella.

    Sources: Cervera et al., 2004, Ballesteros, 2007 & 2016, McDonald, 2006 and other sources.

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:

More pictures


Bibliography

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Heliconoides inflatus" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 13/03/2013, Accessed: 19/08/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/XXoR3)

In order to copy this cite or text fragments you must be a registered user.