Caliphylla mediterranea

Caliphylla mediterranea  A. Costa, 1867

Caliphylla mediterranea 8-9mm @ Qajjenza, Malta 1m depth 06-02-1995 by Carmel Sammut

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Tectipleura  

 

Superorder

Sacoglossa  

 

Superfamily

Plakobranchoidea  

 

Family

Hermaeidae  

 

Genus

Caliphylla  

 

Species

Caliphylla mediterranea  A. Costa, 1867

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 140089).
Synonyms

  • Beccaria tricolor Trinchese, 1870

Description

Biology

Etymology

  • Caliphylla. From Greek “kalos”, beautiful + “phyllon”, leaf.
  • Mediterranea. From Latin “médium”, middle, intermediate space, center + “terra”, land.

Distribution

Known georeferenced records of the species: Caliphylla mediterranea
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: Caliphylla mediterranea

    Gibraltar: García-Gómez (2002). Andalucía (Med.): Luque (1983, 1986), García Raso et al. (1992), Sánchez Tocino, Ocaña and García (2000a), Ocaña et al. (2000). Levante: Templado, Talavera and Murillo (1987), Templado et al. (2002). Canarias: Ortea (1981), Ortea et al. (1998, 2001), Moro et al. (2003).

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

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:

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Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Caliphylla mediterranea" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 05/09/2014, Accessed: 18/11/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/SIjI2)

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