Placida brevicornis

Placida brevicornis (A. Costa, 1867)

Placida brevicornis by José Carlos García Gómez

Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Panpulmonata  Jörger et al., 2010
Clade: Sacoglossa  von Ihering, 1876
Superfamily: Limapontioidea  J.E. Gray, 1847
Family: Limapontiidae  J.E. Gray, 1847
Genus: Placida  Trinchese, 1877-79
Species: Placida brevicornis (A. Costa, 1867)

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Placida. From Latin “placeō”, please, satisfy. Also means placid, gentle, quiet, still, calm, mild, peaceful.
  • Brevicornis. From Latin “brevis”, short + “cornus”, horn.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Placida brevicornis
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

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:
This chart displays the observation probability for Placida brevicornis based on our own records.

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Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Placida brevicornis" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 30/12/2015, Accessed: 20/01/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/iB44s)

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