WoRMS taxon details

Elysia chlorotica Gould, 1870

160280  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:160280)

accepted
Species
marine
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), and Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape...  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), and Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway) Nova Scotia; USA: Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Florida; Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Texas [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Elysia chlorotica Gould, 1870. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160280 on 2018-04-26
Date
action
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2005-05-31 07:34:34Z
created
2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
checked

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basis of record Krug P.J., Vendetti J.E. & Valdés Á. (2016). Molecular and morphological systematics of Elysia Risso, 1818 (Heterobranchia: Sacoglossa) from the Caribbean region. Zootaxa. 4148(1): 1-137., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4148.1.1 [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 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 http://biogomx.net/sites/default/files/pdfs/chapters/33-Rosenberg%20et%20al%202009-Gastropoda%20of%20the%20GoMx.pdf [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Dimensions maximum size of 20 to 30 mm [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), and Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway) Nova Scotia; USA: Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Florida; Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Texas [details]

Habitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

LanguageName 
English eastern emerald elysia  [details]