WoRMS taxon details

Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767

137654  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137654)

accepted
Genus
Aplysia depilans Gmelin, 1791 (type by subsequent designation)
Aplysia (Aplysia) Linnaeus, 1767· accepted, alternate representation
Aplysia (Neaplysia) J. G. Cooper, 1863· accepted, alternate representation
Aplysia (Phycophila) A. Adams, 1861· accepted, alternate representation
Aplysia (Pruvotaplysia) Engel, 1936· accepted, alternate representation
Aplysia (Tullia) Pruvot-Fol, 1933· accepted, alternate representation
Aplysia (Varria) Eales, 1960· accepted, alternate representation
Laplysia Linnaeus, 1767 (incorrect original spelling of Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767 (ICZN Opinion 200))
Species Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia californica J. G. Cooper, 1863
Species Aplysia cedrosensis Bartsch & Rehder, 1939
Species Aplysia cervina (Dall & Simpson, 1901)
Species Aplysia cornigera G. B. Sowerby I, 1869
Species Aplysia dactylomela Rang, 1828
Species Aplysia depilans Gmelin, 1791
Species Aplysia dura Eales, 1960
Species Aplysia euchlora Gray, 1850
Species Aplysia extraordinaria (Allan, 1932)
Species Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789
Species Aplysia gigantea G. B. Sowerby I, 1869
Species Aplysia inca d'Orbigny, 1837
Species Aplysia juliana Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Aplysia keraudreni Rang, 1828
Species Aplysia kurodai Baba, 1937
Species Aplysia maculata Rang, 1828
Species Aplysia morio (A. E. Verrill, 1901)
Species Aplysia nigra d'Orbigny, 1837
Species Aplysia oculifera A. Adams & Reeve, 1850
Species Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863
Species Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803)
Species Aplysia rehderi Eales, 1960
Species Aplysia reticulata Eales, 1960
Species Aplysia reticulopoda Beeman, 1960
Species Aplysia robertsi (Pilsbry, 1895)
Species Aplysia rudmani Bebbington, 1974
Species Aplysia sagamiana Baba, 1949
Species Aplysia sowerbyi Pilsbry, 1895
Species Aplysia sydneyensis G. B. Sowerby I, 1869
Species Aplysia tanzanensis Bebbington, 1974
Species Aplysia vaccaria Winkler, 1955

Species Aplysia nigrocincta Martens, 1880 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Aplysia vexans Bergh, 1905 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Aplysia brongniartii Blainville, 1825 (nomen dubium)

Subgenus Aplysia (Aplysia) Linnaeus, 1767 represented as Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767
Subgenus Aplysia (Neaplysia) J. G. Cooper, 1863 represented as Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767
Subgenus Aplysia (Phycophila) A. Adams, 1861 represented as Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767
Subgenus Aplysia (Pruvotaplysia) Engel, 1936 represented as Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767
Subgenus Aplysia (Tullia) Pruvot-Fol, 1933 represented as Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767
Subgenus Aplysia (Varria) Eales, 1960 represented as Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767

Subgenus Aplysia (Metaplysia) Pilsbry, 1951 accepted as Aplysia (Tullia) Pruvot-Fol, 1933 represented as Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767
Species Aplysia aequorea Heilprin, 1888 accepted as Aplysia dactylomela Rang, 1828
Species Aplysia albopunctata Deshayes, 1853 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia allochroa Bergh, 1908 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863 (synonym)
Species Aplysia angasi G. B. Sowerby II, 1869 accepted as Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia anguilla G. B. Sowerby II, 1869 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863
Species Aplysia annulifera Thiele, 1930 accepted as Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia ascifera Rang, 1828 accepted as Dolabrifera ascifera (Rang, 1828) (original combination)
Species Aplysia atromarginata Bergh, 1905 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863
Species Aplysia australiana Clessin, 1899 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863
Species Aplysia benedicti Eliot, 1899 accepted as Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia bourailli Risbec, 1951 accepted as Aplysia dactylomela Rang, 1828
Species Aplysia brasiliana Rang, 1828 accepted as Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789 (synonym)
Species Aplysia brugnatelli van Beneden & Robb, 1835 accepted as Petalifera petalifera (Rang, 1828) (synonym)
Species Aplysia brunnea Hutton, 1875 accepted as Aplysia juliana Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Aplysia bursatella Rang, 1834 accepted as Bursatella leachii Blainville, 1817
Species Aplysia cirrhifera Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Barnardaclesia cirrhifera (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) (original combination)
Species Aplysia citrina Rang, 1828 accepted as Stylocheilus longicauda (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Aplysia concava G.B. Sowerby I, 1833 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863
Species Aplysia cronullae Eales, 1960 accepted as Aplysia extraordinaria (Allan, 1932) (uncertain synonym)
Species Aplysia cuvieri Delle Chiaje, 1828 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia denisoni E. A. Smith, 1884 accepted as Aplysia extraordinaria (Allan, 1932) (possible senior synonym)
Species Aplysia depressa Cantraine, 1835 accepted as Petalifera petalifera (Rang, 1828) (original combination)
Species Aplysia dolabrifera Rang, 1828 accepted as Dolabrifera dolabrifera (Rang, 1828) (original combination)
Species Aplysia donca Ev. Marcus & Er. Marcus, 1960 accepted as Aplysia morio (A. E. Verrill, 1901)
Species Aplysia dumortieri Cantraine, 1835 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia ecaudata Rang, 1828 accepted as Dolabella auricularia (Lightfoot, 1786)
Species Aplysia excavata G. B. Sowerby I, 1869 accepted as Aplysia sydneyensis G. B. Sowerby I, 1869
Species Aplysia ferussaci Rang, 1828 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia fimbriata A. Adams & Reeve, 1850 accepted as Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia gelatinosa Rang, 1828 accepted as Notarchus indicus Schweigger, 1820
Species Aplysia geographica (Adams & Reeve, 1850) accepted as Syphonota geographica (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Species Aplysia gigas Rang, 1828 accepted as Dolabella auricularia (Lightfoot, 1786)
Species Aplysia gracilis Eales, 1960 accepted as Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789 (synonym)
Species Aplysia griffithsiana Leach, 1852 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (dubious synonym)
Species Aplysia guttata Sars M., 1840 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia hamiltoni Kirk, 1882 accepted as Aplysia juliana Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Aplysia hasselti Férussac in Rang, 1828 accepted as Dolabella hasselti Férussac in Rang, 1828 accepted as Dolabella auricularia (Lightfoot, 1786)
Species Aplysia hybrida Sowerby J., 1806 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia intermedia Farran, 1905 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863
Species Aplysia japonica Sowerby G.B. II, 1869 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863 (synonym)
Species Aplysia leporina Delle Chiaje, 1828 accepted as Aplysia depilans Gmelin, 1791 (synonym)
Species Aplysia lineolata A. Adams & Reeve, 1850 accepted as Aplysia oculifera A. Adams & Reeve, 1850
Species Aplysia lobata Bergh, 1908 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863 (dubious synonym)
Species Aplysia lobiancoi Mazzarelli, 1890 accepted as Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789 (synonym)
Species Aplysia longicauda Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 accepted as Stylocheilus longicauda (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) (original combination)
Species Aplysia longicornis Rang, 1828 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia major Lankester, 1875 accepted as Aplysia depilans Gmelin, 1791 (synonym)
Species Aplysia marginata Blainville, 1823 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia marmorata Blainville, 1823 accepted as Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789 (synonym)
Species Aplysia megaptera Verrill, 1900 accepted as Aplysia dactylomela Rang, 1828
Species Aplysia melanopus Couch, 1870 accepted as Aplysia depilans Gmelin, 1791 (synonym)
Species Aplysia mouhoti Gilchrist, 1895 accepted as Syphonota geographica (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Species Aplysia mustelina Pennant, 1812 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (dubious synonym)
Species Aplysia neapolitana Delle Chiaje, 1824 accepted as Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789 (synonym)
Species Aplysia nettiae Winkler, 1959 accepted as Aplysia californica J. G. Cooper, 1863
Species Aplysia nexa Thompson W., 1845 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia nigromarginata Risso, 1818 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia nodifera A. Adams & Reeve, 1850 accepted as Aplysia oculifera A. Adams & Reeve, 1850
Species Aplysia norfolkensis G. B. Sowerby II, 1869 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863
Species Aplysia nudata Rang, 1828 accepted as Stylocheilus longicauda (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Aplysia oahouensis Souleyet, 1852 accepted as Dolabrifera dolabrifera (Rang, 1828)
Species Aplysia ocellata d'Orbigny, 1839 accepted as Aplysia dactylomela Rang, 1828
Species Aplysia odorata Risbec, 1928 accepted as Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia operta Burne, 1906 accepted as Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia petalifera Rang, 1828 accepted as Petalifera petalifera (Rang, 1828) (original combination)
Species Aplysia petersoni Gray J.E., 1828 accepted as Aplysia depilans Gmelin, 1791 (synonym)
Species Aplysia petiti Risbec, 1929 accepted as Aplysia juliana Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Aplysia piperata Smith E.A., 1884 accepted as Syphonota geographica (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) (synonym)
Species Aplysia pleii Rang, 1828 accepted as Bursatella leachii pleii (Rang, 1828) (original combination)
Species Aplysia poli Delle Chiaje, 1824 accepted as Aplysia depilans Gmelin, 1791 (synonym)
Species Aplysia poliana [sic] accepted as Aplysia depilans Gmelin, 1791 (subsequent spelling of Aplysia poli Delle Chiaje, 1824)
Species Aplysia protea Rang, 1828 accepted as Aplysia dactylomela Rang, 1828
Species Aplysia pulmonica Gould, 1852 accepted as Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia radiata Crouch, 1826 accepted as Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789 (synonym)
Species Aplysia radiata Ehrenberg, 1831 accepted as Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia rangiana d'Orbigny, 1837 accepted as Aplysia juliana Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Aplysia rosea Rathke, 1799 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia saltator Forbes, 1844 accepted as Notarchus punctatus Philippi, 1836 (synonym)
Species Aplysia sandvichensis G. B. Sowerby I, 1869 accepted as Aplysia juliana Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Aplysia schrammi Deshayes, 1857 accepted as Aplysia dactylomela Rang, 1828
Species Aplysia scripta Bergh, 1905 accepted as Syphonota geographica (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Species Aplysia scutellata Ehrenberg, 1831 accepted as Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia sibogae Bergh, 1905 accepted as Aplysia juliana Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Aplysia sicula Swainson, 1840 accepted as Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789 (dubious synonym)
Species Aplysia spurria Krauss, 1848 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863 (suppressed by ICZN Opinion 560)
Species Aplysia stellata Risso, 1818 accepted as Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803) (synonym)
Species Aplysia striata Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Stylocheilus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) (original combination)
Species Aplysia teremidi Rang, 1828 accepted as Dolabella auricularia (Lightfoot, 1786)
Species Aplysia tigrina Rang, 1828 accepted as Aplysia argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Species Aplysia tigrinella Gray, 1850 accepted as Aplysia maculata Rang, 1828
Species Aplysia truncata Rang, 1828 accepted as Dolabella auricularia (Lightfoot, 1786)
Species Aplysia tryonii Meinertzhagen, 1880 accepted as Aplysia parvula Mörch, 1863
Species Aplysia unguifera Rang, 1828 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Aplysia unicolor Risso, 1818 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Aplysia varians Leach, 1852 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Aplysia velifer Bergh, 1905 (unaccepted)
Species Aplysia virescens Risso, 1818 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Aplysia vulgaris Blainville, 1823 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Aplysia webbii van Beneden & Robb, 1835 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Aplysia willcoxi Heilprin, 1887 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Aplysia winneba Eales, 1957 (unaccepted)
Species Aplysia woodi Bergh, 1908 (unaccepted, synonym)
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Linnaeus C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
MolluscaBase (2018). Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137654 on 2018-08-14
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original description Linnaeus C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAplysia (Aplysia) Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofVarria Eales, 1960) Eales N. B. (1960). Revision of the world species of Aplysia. Bulletin of the British Museum, Natural History (Zoology) 5: 269-404 [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source ICZN 1954. Opinion 200. Validation, under the Plenary Powers, of the accumstomed usage of the generic names Tethys Linnaeus, 1767, and Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767 (Class Gastropoda). Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 3: 241-265., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34653700 [details]   

status source  (ofLaplysia Linnaeus, 1767) ICZN 1954. Opinion 200. Validation, under the Plenary Powers, of the accumstomed usage of the generic names Tethys Linnaeus, 1767, and Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767 (Class Gastropoda). Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 3: 241-265., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34653700 [details]   

basis of record  (ofTethys (Aplysia)) Verrill A. E. (1901). Additions to the fauna of the Bermudas from the Yale expedition of 1901, with notes on other species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 11: 15-62, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13463998
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Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



Aplysia depilans
 Aplysia depilans
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