WoRMS taxon details

Scyllaea pelagica Linnaeus, 1758

141425  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141425)

accepted
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Chunky body, up to 6 cm long, with the mantle ridge bearing a line of brown pigment and one or two pairs of irregularly...  
Description Chunky body, up to 6 cm long, with the mantle ridge bearing a line of brown pigment and one or two pairs of irregularly squared cerata which have gills on their inner surfaces. The rhinophores emerge from elongated sheaths. Habitat: lives and feeds on hydroids among the seaweed Sargassum; often washed up on the shore with floating weed. Distribution: pantropical. [details]

Distribution Massachusetts to the West Indies  
Distribution Massachusetts to the West Indies [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Scyllaea pelagica Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141425 on 2018-12-17
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofScyllaea grayae A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) Adams, A.; Reeve L. (1848-50). The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang; under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher C.B., F.R.A.S., F.G.S., during the years 1843-1846. Reeve, Benham & Reeve: London. Parts I-III., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/122927#page/139/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofScyllaea marmorata Alder & Hancock, 1864) Alder, J.; Hancock, A. (1864). Notice of a collection of nudibranchiate Mollusca made in India by Walter Elliot Esq. with descriptions of several new genera and species. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 5: 113-147., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28909400
page(s): 136, Plate 33, Figure 3 [details]   

original description  (ofScyllaea viridis Alder & Hancock, 1864) Alder, J.; Hancock, A. (1864). Notice of a collection of nudibranchiate Mollusca made in India by Walter Elliot Esq. with descriptions of several new genera and species. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 5: 113-147., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28909400
page(s): 136-137, Plate 33, Figures 4-5 [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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 2004. Malacolog Version 3.3.2: Western Atlantic gastropod database. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA., available online at http://www.malacolog.org [details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G.; Moretzsohn, F.; García, E. F. (2009). Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 <i>in:</i> 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 http://biogomx.net/sites/default/files/pdfs/chapters/33-Rosenberg%20et%20al%202009-Gastropoda%20of%20the%20GoMx.pdf [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Chunky body, up to 6 cm long, with the mantle ridge bearing a line of brown pigment and one or two pairs of irregularly squared cerata which have gills on their inner surfaces. The rhinophores emerge from elongated sheaths. Habitat: lives and feeds on hydroids among the seaweed Sargassum; often washed up on the shore with floating weed. Distribution: pantropical. [details]

Distribution Massachusetts to the West Indies [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sargassum nudibranch  [details]
German Sargassum-Nacktschnecke  [details]
Japanese オキウミウシ  [details]