Glaucus atlanticus Forster, 1777

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sea swallow

Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Euthyneura (Infraclass) > Nudipleura (Super order) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Cladobranchia (Suborder) > Aeolidioidea (Superfamily) > Glaucidae (Family)

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Doris radiata Gmelin, 1791
Glaucus distichoicus d’Orbigny, 1837
Glaucus flagellum Blumenblach, 1803
Glaucus hexapterigius Cuvier, 1805
Glaucus lineatus Reinhardt & Bergh, 1864
Glaucus longicirrhus Reinhardt & Bergh, 1864

International References

additional source Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg. , available online at [details]

original description Forster G. 1777. A voyage round the world in His Britannic Majesty’s Sloop, Resolution, commanded by Capt. James Cook, during the years 1772, 3, 4 and 5. London, B. White, J. Robson, P. Elmsly and and G. Robinson. Vol. 1, pp. i-xviii, 1-602; vol. 2, pp. 1-607. , available online at [details]

additional source Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]

additional source Rosenberg, G.; Moretzsohn, F.; García, E. F. (2009). Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas., available online at [details]

additional source Gosliner, T. M. (1980 [“1979”]). The systematics of the Aeolidiacea (Nudibranchia: Mollusca) of the Hawaiian Islands, with descriptions of two new species. Pacific Science. 33(1): 37-77., available online at [details]

redescription Valdés A. & Campillo O.A. (2004) Systematics of pelagic aeolid nudibranchs of the family Glaucidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda). Bulletin of Marine Science 75(3): 381–389., available online at [details]

status source Churchill C.K.C., Alejandrino, A. Valdés, Á. & Ó Foighil, D. (2013). Parallel changes in genital morphology delineate cryptic diversification of plamktonik nudibranchs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 20131224 [details]

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