Ascobulla fragilis

Ascobulla fragilis (Jeffreys, 1856)

Ascobulla fragilis @ Čiovu, Croatia by Pero Ugarković

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Superorder

Sacoglossa  

 

Superfamily

Oxynooidea  

 

Family

Volvatellidae  

 

Genus

Ascobulla  

 

Species

Ascobulla fragilis  (Jeffreys, 1856)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 141969).
Synonyms

  • Cylichna fragilis Jeffreys, 1856
  • Cylindrobulla fragilis (Jeffreys, 1856)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Ascobulla. From Greek “askon”, sack, bag + from Latin “bulla”, knob, stud, bubble.
  • Fragilis. From Latin “fragilis”, fragile, weak.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Ascobulla fragilis
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: Ascobulla fragilis

    Cantabria: Pruvot-Fol (1954), Nordsieck (1972). Andalucía (Med.): Ballesteros et al. (1986). Levante: Hidalgo (1917, as Cylindrobulla), Templado, Talavera and Murillo (1983, as Cylindrobulla), Murillo, Templado and Talavera (1985, as Cylindrobulla), Marín and Ros (1988). Canarias: Ortea et al. (1998, 2001), Moro et al. (2003). Madeira: Watson (1897, as Cylindrobulla), Nobre (1937, as Cylindrobulla), Nordsieck and García-Talavera (1979, as Cylindrobulla), Malaquias et al. (2001).

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

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:0 out of 5 stars
    Eastern Mediterranean:0 out of 5 stars
    Atlantic Ocean:0 out of 5 stars
Month

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Bibliography

    Ballesteros, M., Barrajón, A., Luque, A., Moreno, D., Talavera, P., & Templado, J. (1986). Contribución al conocimiento de los Moluscos Gasterópodos marinos de Almería. Iberus, 6: 39-57.
    Ballesteros, M., Madrenas, E., & Pontes, M. (2020). OPK - Opistobranquis [Reference]. Retrieved January 2, 2019, from https://opistobranquis.info/
    Cervera, J. L., Calado, G., Gavaia, C., Malaquías, M. A. E., Templado, J., Ballesteros, M., … Megina, C. (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.
    Flanders Marine Institute. (2018). Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Territorial Seas. Retrieved from http://www.marineregions.org/
    Hidalgo, J. C. (1917). Fauna malacológica de España, Portugal y las Baleares. Trabajos Del Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. Serie Zoología (Madrid) 30: 752 Pp.
    Jeffreys, J. G. (1856). On the marine Testacea of the Piedmontese coast. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (2)17: 155-188.
    Long, S. J. (2006). Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000. Bayside Books & Press, Tustin, CA, U.S.A. 672p.
    Malaquias, M. A. E., Mackenzie-Dodds, J., Bouchet, P., Gosliner, T. M., & Reid, D. G. (2009). A molecular phylogeny of the Cephalaspidea sensu lato (Gastropoda: Euthyneura): Architectibranchia redefined and Runcinacea reinstated. Zoologica Scripta 38(1): 23-41. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.2008.00354.x
    McDonald, G. (2009). Bibliographia Nudibranchia. 2nd Online Edition, Annotated. 1072 pp  Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. Retrieved from http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8115h0wz
    Moro, L., Bacallado, J. J., & Ortea, J. A. (2010). Babosas marinas de las islas Canarias. Actas VI Semana Científica Telesforo Bravo, Instituto de Estudios Hispánicos de Canarias. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.1168.2009
    Moro, L., Martín Esquivel, J. L., Garrido Sanahuja, M. J., & Izquierdo Zamora, I. (2003). Lista de especies marinas de Canarias (algas, hongos, plantas y animales). Consejería de Política Territorial y Medio Ambiente del Gobierno de Canarias.
    Ozturk, B., Dogan, A., Bitlis-Bakir, B., & Salman, A. (2014). Marine Molluscs of the Turkish Coasts: An Updated Checklist. Tübitak, Turkish Journal of Zoology 38. https://doi.org/10.3906/zoo-1405-78
    Prkić, J., Petani, A., Iglić, Ð., & Lanča, L. (2018). Stražnjoškržnjaci Jadranskoga Mora: Slikovni Atlas i Popis Hrvatskih Vrsta / Opisthobranchs of the Adriatic Sea: Photographic Atlas and List of Croatian Species. Bibinje: Ronilaćki Klub Sveti Roko. Retrieved from https://opistobranquis.info/en/recursos/llibres-recomanats/opisthobranchs-of-the-adriatic-sea/
    Templado, J., & Villanueva, R. (2010). Checklist of Phylum Mollusca. pp. 148-198 In Coll, M., et al., 2010. The biodiversity of the Mediterranean Sea: estimates, patterns, and threats. PLoS ONE 5(8):36pp.
    Toll, L., & Ballesteros, M. (2017). “Opistobranquios” (Mollusca: Gastropoda) de la colección malacológica Lluís Dantart. Spira 6 (2017): 171–184.
    Trainito, E., & Doneddu, M. (2014). Nudibranchi del Mediterraneo (2a). Il Castello.
    WoRMS Editorial Board. (2018). World Register of Marine Species [Taxonomic Database]. Retrieved from http://www.marinespecies.org

    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.

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2020) "Ascobulla fragilis" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 21/02/2015, Accessed: 30/03/2020 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/rNkVS)

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