WoRMS taxon details

Dolabella auricularia (Lightfoot, 1786)

208629  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208629)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description A large bulky sea hare, notable by its trancated, flattened and sloping posterior, up to 20 cm long. Body colour is...  
Description A large bulky sea hare, notable by its trancated, flattened and sloping posterior, up to 20 cm long. Body colour is variable, in shades of green and brown, and the body is often covered in papillae, giving the animals a prickly or shaggy appearance. Habitat: shallow water and eulittoral, under and around large stones and boulders on sand. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997) [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Dolabella auricularia (Lightfoot, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208629 on 2019-10-16
Date
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1997-03-27 14:11:34Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2011-04-12 18:06:51Z
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2012-07-04 18:46:28Z
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original description  (of Dolabella cheni Sun, 1960) Sun W.K.C. (1960) A small collection of Opisthobranchia from the Pescadores and Liu Chiu Lsland with description of a new species <i>Dolabella cheni</i>. <i>Biological Bulletin, Department of Biology College of Science, Tunghai University</i> 2(2): 95-106. , available online at http://thuir.thu.edu.tw/retrieve/16913/V.2+n.2%2895-106%29.pdf
page(s): 96-106 [details]   

original description  (of Aplysia hasselti Férussac in Rang, 1828) Rang S. (1828). <i>Histoire naturelle des Aplysiens</i>. Paris: Firmin Didot. 83 pp. 24 pls. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14983674
page(s): 49 [details]   

original description  (of Dolabella rumphii var. maculosa Bergh, 1905) Bergh, L. S. R. (1905). Die Opisthobranchiata der Siboga-expedition. <em>Siboga-Expeditie.</em> 50: 1-248, pls 1-20., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11650714
page(s): 18, pl. 3 fig. 1, pl. 8 figs 8-9 [details]   

basis of record Bebbington, A., 1977. Aplysiid species from eastern Australia with notes on the Pacific Ocean Aplysiomorpha (Gastropoda, Opistobranchia). Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond. 34 1: 87-147. [details]   

additional source Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
page(s): 133 [details]   

additional source Nimbs M. J., Willan R. C. & Smith S. D. A. (2017). Is Port Stephens, eastern Australia, a global hotspot for biodiversity of Aplysiidae (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia)?. <em>Molluscan Research.</em> 37(1): 47-65., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/13235818.2016.1207280 [details]   

additional source Drivas, J.; Jay, M. (1987). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection Les Beautés de la Nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. 159 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description A large bulky sea hare, notable by its trancated, flattened and sloping posterior, up to 20 cm long. Body colour is variable, in shades of green and brown, and the body is often covered in papillae, giving the animals a prickly or shaggy appearance. Habitat: shallow water and eulittoral, under and around large stones and boulders on sand. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997) [details]

Spelling spelled D. auricularis in Vine,1986 . [details]
 

LanguageName 
English wedge sea hareshoulderblade sea catdonsolblunt-end seahare  [details]
German Stumpfenden-Seehase  [details]
Japanese タツナミガイ  [details]
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