WoRMS taxon details

Hexabranchus Ehrenberg, 1828

206859  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206859)

accepted
Genus
Species Hexabranchus morsomus Ev. Marcus & Er. Marcus, 1962
Species Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)

Species Hexabranchus adamsii Gray, 1850 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus aneiteumensis Abraham, 1877 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus aneitus Bergh, 1878 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus aureomarginatus Ostergaard, 1955 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus cardinalis (Gould, 1852) accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus digitatus Eliot, 1906 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus faustus Bergh, 1878 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus imperialis Kent, 1897 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus marginatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus mauritianus Abraham, 1877 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus nebulosus Pease, 1860 accepted as Dendrodoris nigra (Stimpson, 1855)
Species Hexabranchus orbicularis Abraham, 1877 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus pellucidulus Abraham, 1876 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus plicatus Hägg, 1901 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus praetextus Ehrenberg, 1828 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830) (Declared nomen oblitum under Art. 23.9)
Species Hexabranchus pulchellus Pease, 1860 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus suezensis Abraham, 1876 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus sumptuosa (Gould, 1852) accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus superba (Gould, 1852) accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Species Hexabranchus tinkeri Ostergaard, 1955 accepted as Hexabranchus sanguineus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)
Ehrenberg, C.G. (1828). Symbolae physicae, seu icones et descriptiones Mammalium, Avium, Insectorum et animalia evertebra, quae ex itinere per Africam borealem et Asiam occidentalem studio nova aut illustrata redierunt. Animalia evertebrata. 126 pp. (1831), 10 pls (1828)., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/189273#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): Mollusca I, fig. 1; note: Name on legend of plate. Description by Ehrenberg, 1831, Ibid., Animalia Mollusca: folio h [page 2]. [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Hexabranchus Ehrenberg, 1828. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206859 on 2019-01-20
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original description Ehrenberg, C.G. (1828). Symbolae physicae, seu icones et descriptiones Mammalium, Avium, Insectorum et animalia evertebra, quae ex itinere per Africam borealem et Asiam occidentalem studio nova aut illustrata redierunt. Animalia evertebrata. 126 pp. (1831), 10 pls (1828)., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/189273#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): Mollusca I, fig. 1; note: Name on legend of plate. Description by Ehrenberg, 1831, Ibid., Animalia Mollusca: folio h [page 2]. [details]   

basis of record Valdés Á. (2002). A phylogenetic analysis and systematic revision of the cryptobranch dorids (Mollusca, Nudibranchia, Anthobranchia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 136: 535-636.
page(s): 560-565 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Abraham P.S. (1876) Notes on some genera of nudibranchiate Mollusca, with notices of a new genus and some hitherto undescribed species, in the collection of the British Museum. <i>Annals & Magazine of Natural History</i> (4)18: 132-146, pls. 6-7., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15925135/#page/146/mode/1up
page(s): 134-135 [details]   

additional source Valdés Á. (2002). How many species of <i>Hexabranchus</i> (Opisthobranchia: Dorididae) are there ?. <em>Molluscan Research.</em> 22(3): 289-301., available online at http://www.publish.csiro.au/?act=view_file&file_id=MR02012.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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