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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDolabella auricularia (Lightfoot, 1786) 
AphiaID: 208629

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 editorAnaspidea (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplysioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplysiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDolabella (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDolabella Lamarck, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplysia ecaudata Rang, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplysia gigas Rang, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplysia teremidi Rang, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplysia truncata Rang, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDolabella ecaudata (Rang, 1828)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDolabella gigas (Rang, 1828)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDolabella rumphii Blainville, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDolabella scapula (Martyn, 1786) (non-binominal)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatella scapula Martyn, 1786 (non-binominal)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwedge sea hare  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthessius dolabellae Humes & Ho, 1965 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (9 nucleotides; 5 proteins) 
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 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling spelled D. auricularis in Vine,1986 . [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208629
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-03-27 14:11:34Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-12 18:06:51Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
2012-07-04 18:46:28Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G.; Bouchet, P. (2014). Dolabella auricularia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208629 on 2014-09-30
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