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WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Elysia fezi Vilella, 1968

WoRMS name details

Elysia fezi Vilella, 1968

494444  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:494444)

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Species
marine
Vilella M. (1968). Notas malacologicas 5: una nueva Elysia del Mediterraneo español. Miscel·lània Zoològica, Barcelona 2 (3): 29-32, available online at http://www.raco.cat/index.php/Mzoologica/article/view/92631/168840 [details]   
Taxonomy Bouchet (1984) considers that, if the description of Elysia fezi is correct, it should be considered as valid, even though...  
Taxonomy Bouchet (1984) considers that, if the description of Elysia fezi is correct, it should be considered as valid, even though it has not been collected again. If so, it would be the largest Mediterranean species of Elysia (44 mm), characterised by having radular teeth with a tricuspid anterior edge. After its description, this species has not been collected, although the opisthobranch populations of its type locality, Cubellas, have been very frequently sampled by several local experts during more than twenty years, one of them (Ballesteros) co-author of the Iberian checklist (Cervera et al., 2004). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Elysia fezi Vilella, 1968. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=494444 on 2018-05-22
Date
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2010-08-12 08:59:24Z
created
2011-08-15 19:01:26Z
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2016-10-14 15:49:34Z
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original description Vilella M. (1968). Notas malacologicas 5: una nueva Elysia del Mediterraneo español. Miscel·lània Zoològica, Barcelona 2 (3): 29-32, available online at http://www.raco.cat/index.php/Mzoologica/article/view/92631/168840 [details]   

basis of record Jensen, K.R. (2007). Biogeography of the Sacoglossa (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge. 55: 255–281. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Bouchet (1984) considers that, if the description of Elysia fezi is correct, it should be considered as valid, even though it has not been collected again. If so, it would be the largest Mediterranean species of Elysia (44 mm), characterised by having radular teeth with a tricuspid anterior edge. After its description, this species has not been collected, although the opisthobranch populations of its type locality, Cubellas, have been very frequently sampled by several local experts during more than twenty years, one of them (Ballesteros) co-author of the Iberian checklist (Cervera et al., 2004). [details]