Runcina capreensis

Runcina capreensis (Mazzarelli, 1894)

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Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Order

Runcinacea  

 

Superfamily

Runcinoidea  

 

Family

Runcinidae  

 

Genus

Runcina  

 

Species

Runcina capreensis  Mazzarelli, 1894

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 141410).
Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Runcina. From Latin “runcina”, carpenter’s plane, a tool used to smooth the wood’s surface.
  • Capreensis. Probably derived from Capri, an island in the Campania region (Italy) + “-ensis” Latin suffix added to a toponimic to form an adjective. Means “from Capri”.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Runcina capreensis
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: Runcina capreensis

    Andalucía (Med.): Ballesteros et al. (1986, as R. cf. capreensis). Levante: Templado, Talavera and Murillo (1983, as R. cf. capreensis), Marín and Ros (1987a), García Raso et al. (1992). Catalunya: Ballesteros and Ortea (1981).

    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) "Runcina capreensis" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 14/08/2013, Accessed: 15/08/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/C2IzX)

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