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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 141425

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterobranchia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNudibranchia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDexiarchia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendronotida (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTritonioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea edwardsii A. E. Verrill, 1878
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea grayae A. Adams & Reeve, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea hookeeri Gray M.E., 1850 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea marmorata Alder & Hancock, 1864
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea pelagica var. marginata Bergh, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea punctata Bouchard-Chantereaux, 1835 (dubious synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea viridis Alder & Hancock, 1864
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea pelagica var. marginata Bergh, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllaea pelagica Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Costa Rica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCosta Rica [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (97 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (12 nucleotides; 8 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sea Slug Forum (via archive.org) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Massachusetts to the West Indies [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141425
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Scyllaea pelagica Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141425 on 2014-08-01
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