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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBursatella leachi [sic] 
AphiaID: 217240

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 editorBursatella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBursatella leachi (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (misspelling)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBursatella leachii Blainville, 1817
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBursatella Blainville, 1817
Sources  basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshaggy sea hare  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Adriatic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAdriatic Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Aegean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAegean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Ionian Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIonian sea (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Western Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Coast of South Africa [details]
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A broad, plump sea slug, up to 7cm, varying in colour from tan to brown or orange. Body is covered in simple and/or branched papillae. There can be black dots and markings, or blue or green spots ringed with pale orange. Swims by jet propulsion, somersaulting through the water. Habitat: lagoons, estuaries, tidal rock pools and shallow sublittoral. Distribution: pantropical. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217240
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-09-02 09:02:48Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
1998-09-02 12:07:28Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-03-22 08:02:13Z  changed  Wambiji, Nina
2011-10-03 20:55:38Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
2012-06-05 23:54:58Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Bursatella leachi [sic]. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217240 on 2014-12-20
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