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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydatina physis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 215423

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 editor[unassigned] Heterobranchia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActeonoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplustridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydatina (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydatina physis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydatina Schumacher, 1817
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplustrum virgatum Mörch, 1852
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla atrolineata Schröter, 1804
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla physis Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla quoyana d'Orbigny, 1845
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla staminea Menke, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydatina filosa Schumacher, 1817
Sources 
identification resource Poppe G. (2010) Philippine marine mollusks volume 3. 665 pp., pls 708-1014. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstriped bubble shell  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydatina physis f. vesicaria (Lightfot, 1786) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydatina vesicaria (Lightfoot, 1786)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Angola
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCorimba [details]
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
From other sources
Cape Verde
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [details]
Gabon
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPort Gentil [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEquatorial zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (81 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (10 nucleotides; 14 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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The shell is a distinctive, large "bubble", up to 5 cm long, with wavy, brown to black lines. The animal is spectacular rose brown with a vivid light blue margin along the edges, and is much too large to retract into its shell. It feeds on cirratulid worms. Habitat: most often encountered as shells washed up on the beach, this animal can be found in the eulittoral zone where both rocks/boulders and sand occur. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215423
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2001-12-15 16:49:27Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-08-29 13:02:12Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
2012-06-02 13:54:22Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G.; Bouchet, P. (2014). Hydatina physis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215423 on 2014-12-19
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