WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratosoma tenue Abraham, 1876

212893  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212893)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
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. Annals & Magazine of Natural History (4)18: 132-146, pls. 6-7., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15925135/#page/146/mode/1up
page(s): 141-142, Plate VII, Figures 5, 5 a-b [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Up to 7 cm long (W Indian Ocean specimens). A...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Up to 7 cm long (W Indian Ocean specimens). A distinctive species with obvious, enlarged dorsal protuberances on the mantle which contain a concentration of defensive glands. These are prominent to lure predators away from the vital gills and rhinophores, and are a distinguishing feature of the genus. Colour pinky orange with yellow spots, occassionally olive-green, always with violet margins. Habitat: diverse, among shallow coral reefs. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean. In the region C. tenue often coexists with C. trilobatum (Richmond, 1997).
Distribution: also known from South-East Asia and tropical Australia (Rudman, 1988). [details]
Caballer, M. (2011). Ceratosoma tenue Abraham, 1876. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212893 on 2017-12-11

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1998-09-02 09:02:48Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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original description 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. Annals & Magazine of Natural History (4)18: 132-146, pls. 6-7., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15925135/#page/146/mode/1up
page(s): 141-142, Plate VII, Figures 5, 5 a-b [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratosoma jousseaumi Rochebrune, 1894) Rochebrune A.T. (1894). Diagnoses de nouvelles appartenant au genere Ceratosoma. Le Naturaliste 2 (16): 55.
page(s): 185 [details]   

basis of record Rudman, W. B. (1988). The Chromodorididae (Ophistobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: the genus Ceratosoma J.E. Gray. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 93(1): 133-185. [details]   

additional source Rudman, W. B. (1988). The Chromodorididae (Ophistobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: the genus Ceratosoma J.E. Gray. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 93(1): 133-185.
page(s): 148 [details]   

additional source Gosliner, T. M.; Behrens, D. W.; Valdés, Á. (2008). Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and seaslugs. A field guide to the world's most diverse fauna. Sea Challengers Natural History Books, Washington. 426, pp.
page(s): 274 [details]   

additional source Debelius, H. & Kuiter, R.H. (2007) Nudibranchs of the world. ConchBooks, Frankfurt, 360 pp. ISBN: 978-3-939767-06-0
page(s): 98 [details]   

status source Johnson R.F. & Gosliner T.M. (2012) Traditional taxonomic groupings mask evolutionary history: A molecular phylogeny and new classification of the chromodorid nudibranchs. PLoS ONE 7(4): e33479., available online at http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0033479 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratosoma francoisi Rochebrune, 1894) Rudman, W. B. (1988). The Chromodorididae (Ophistobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: the genus Ceratosoma J.E. Gray. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 93(1): 133-185.
page(s): 148,155 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratosoma francoisi Rochebrune, 1894) Rudman, W. B. (1984). The Chromodorididae (Opisthobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: a review of the genera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 81(2): 115-273.
page(s): 201 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratosoma ornatum Bergh, 1890) Rudman, W. B. (1988). The Chromodorididae (Ophistobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: the genus Ceratosoma J.E. Gray. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 93(1): 133-185.
page(s): 148 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratosoma jousseaumi Rochebrune, 1894) Rudman, W. B. (1988). The Chromodorididae (Ophistobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: the genus Ceratosoma J.E. Gray. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 93(1): 133-185.
page(s): 148, 155 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratosoma rhopalicum Rochebrune, 1894) Rudman, W. B. (1988). The Chromodorididae (Ophistobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: the genus Ceratosoma J.E. Gray. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 93(1): 133-185.
page(s): 148, 155 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratosoma bicorne Bergh, 1905) Rudman, W. B. (1988). The Chromodorididae (Ophistobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: the genus Ceratosoma J.E. Gray. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 93(1): 133-185.
page(s): 148 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Up to 7 cm long (W Indian Ocean specimens). A distinctive species with obvious, enlarged dorsal protuberances on the mantle which contain a concentration of defensive glands. These are prominent to lure predators away from the vital gills and rhinophores, and are a distinguishing feature of the genus. Colour pinky orange with yellow spots, occassionally olive-green, always with violet margins. Habitat: diverse, among shallow coral reefs. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean. In the region C. tenue often coexists with C. trilobatum (Richmond, 1997).
Distribution: also known from South-East Asia and tropical Australia (Rudman, 1988). [details]