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Bursatella leachii Blainville, 1817

138759  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138759)

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Species
Bursatella lacinulata A. Gould, 1852 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Bursatella leachi · unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling
Bursatella leachi plei [sic] · unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling
Bursatella leachii lacinulata A. Gould, 1852 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Bursatella leachii pleii (Rang, 1828) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Notarchus cirrosus W. Stimpson, 1855 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Notarchus laciniatus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Notarchus leachii cirrosus W. Stimpson, 1855 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym

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Blainville, H. M. D. de. (1817). <i>Bursatella</i>, p. 138, <i>in</i>: Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles (F. Cuvier, ed.), vol. 5, supplément. Levrault, Strasbourg & Le Normant, Paris. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23001647
page(s): 138 [details]   
Note stated as unknown  
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Type locality stated as unknown [details]
Distribution Widespread in tropical Atlantic and Indo-Pacific Oceans, including temperate regions in Spain, South Africa, Japan,...  
Distribution Widespread in tropical Atlantic and Indo-Pacific Oceans, including temperate regions in Spain, South Africa, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as in the Mediterranean, but absent from the Hawaiian Islands and the Eastern Pacific. [details]

Etymology Named for the English zoologist, William Elford Leach (1791-1836).  
Etymology Named for the English zoologist, William Elford Leach (1791-1836). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Bursatella leachii Blainville, 1817. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138759 on 2024-06-14
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original description Blainville, H. M. D. de. (1817). <i>Bursatella</i>, p. 138, <i>in</i>: Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles (F. Cuvier, ed.), vol. 5, supplément. Levrault, Strasbourg & Le Normant, Paris. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23001647
page(s): 138 [details]   

original description  (of Bursatella leachii guineensis Bebbington, 1969) Bebbington A. (1969) <i>Bursatella leachi guineensis</i> subsp. nov. (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia) from Ghana. <i>Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London</i> 38: 323-341. [details]   

original description  (of Aplysia cirrhifera Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) Quoy, J. R. C.; Gaimard, J. P. (1832-1835). <i>Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe: exécuté par ordre du roi, pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Zoologie.</i> 1: i-l, 1-264; 2(1): 1-321 [1832]; 2(2): 321-686 [1833]; 3(1): 1-366 [1834]; 3(2): 367-954 [1835]; 4 [1833]; Atlas (Mollusques): pls 1-93 [1833] ...etc. In: Dumont d'Urville, J.; 1834, Voyage de Découvertes de l'Astrolabe. Paris, J. Tastu, Éditeur-Imprimeur., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.2132
page(s): 311–312, pl. 24 fig. 8 [details]   

original description  (of Bursatella savigniana Audouin, 1826) Audouin V. (1826) Explication sommaire des planches de Mollusques de l'Egypte et de la Syrie publiées par J.C. Savigny. in: <i>Description de l'Egypte ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française, publié par les ordres de sa majesté l'empereur Napoléon le grand. Histoire Naturelle, Animaux invertébrés</i> 1(4): 7-56. Paris: Imprimerie impériale., available online at https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/jomard1809bd5_1_1/0548
page(s): 17-18 [details]   

original description  (of Aclesia glauca Cheeseman, 1878) Cheeseman, T.F. (1878). Descriptions of three new species of opisthobranchiate Mollusca from New Zealand. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1878: 275–277.
page(s): 277, pl. 15 fig. 4 [details]   

original description  (of Notarchus laciniatus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830) Rüppell, E. & Leuckart, F. S. (1828-1830). Mollusca. In: Atlas zu der Reise im nordlichen Afrika von Eduard Rüppell. Neue wirbellose Thiere des Rothen Meeres. Frankfurt, H. L. Brönner. pp. 15-22, pls 4-6 [1828]; pp. 23-47, pls 7-12 [1830]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37140891
page(s): 24-25, pl. 7, figs. 2 a-c [details]   

original description  (of Bursatella lacinulata A. Gould, 1852) Gould, A. A. (1852). Mollusca and shells. <em>In: United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 under the command of Charles Wilkes. Boston.</em> 12: 1-510; atlas 1856: 1-16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10991152
page(s): 223–224, pl. 16, figs 269-269a [details]   

original description  (of Aclesia africana Engel, 1926) Engel H. (1926). Drei neue Arten der Gattung <i>Aclesia</i> (Rang) Bergh, 1902. <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 69: 180-187.
page(s): 180–184, figs 11–14 [details]   

original description  (of Aclesia rosea Engel, 1926) Engel H. (1926). Drei neue Arten der Gattung <i>Aclesia</i> (Rang) Bergh, 1902. <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 69: 180-187.
page(s): 184–185, figs 15–16 [details]   

original description  (of Aplysia pleii Rang, 1828) Rang, S. (1828). <i>Histoire naturelle des Aplysiens</i>. Paris: Firmin Didot. 83 pp. 24 pls. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14983674
page(s): 70, pl. 21 figs 2-4 [details]   

original description  (of Notarchus intrapictus T. D. A. Cockerell, 1893) Cockerell, T. D. A. (1893). On a new species of Aplysiidae from Jamaica. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> ser. 6, 11(63): 218–220., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24344548 [details]   

original description  (of Notarchus cirrosus W. Stimpson, 1855) Stimpson, W. (1856). Descriptions of some of the new Marine Invertebrata from the Chinese and Japanese Seas. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.</em> 7(10): 375-384., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26299600
page(s): 378 [details]   

original description  (of Aclesia freeri L. E. Griffin, 1912) Griffin L.E. (1912). The anatomy of <i>Aclesia freeri</i> new species. <em>The Philippine Journal of Science.</em> section D, 7(2): 65–90, pls 1-6., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34354225 [details]   

original description  (of Ramosaclesia rex J. K. Allan, 1932) Allan, J.K. (1932). A new genus and species of sea-slug, and two new species of sea-hares from Australia. <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 18(6): 314–320, pls 34-35.
page(s): 317–319, pl. 35 figs 1–6 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Notarchus villosus O'Donoghue, 1929) O'Donoghue, C. H. (1929). Opisthobranchiate Mollusca collected by the South African Marine Biological Survey. Union of South Africa. <em>Fisheries & Marine Biological Survey Report No. 7 for the year ending June 1929.</em> pp. 1-84, pls. 1-8. Special Reports No. 1.
page(s): 25–30, pl. 3 figs 27–32. [details]   

original description  (of Notarchus brevipes Hägg, 1904) Hägg R. (1904). Two new Opisthobranchiathe Mollusca from the Red Sea. In: L. A. Jägerskiöld (ed.), Results of the Swedish Zoological Expedition to Egypt and the White Nile 1901 under the direction of L. A. Jägerskiöld, Part 1: 1–16, pl. 1.
page(s): 1–5, pl. 1 figs 1–3 [details]   

original description  (of Bursatella leachii hirasei Eales & Engel, 1935) Eales, N. & Engel, H. 1935. The genus Bursatella De Blainville. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 21: 279-303, plate 31.
page(s): 298 [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. <em>BioInvasions Records.</em> 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Bermuda) Jensen, R. H. (1997). A Checklist and Bibliography of the Marine Molluscs of Bermuda. Unp. , 547 pp [details]   

basis of record Bazzicalupo, E., Crocetta, F., Gosliner, T. M., Berteaux-Lecellier, V., Camacho-García, Y. E., Chandran, B. K. S. & Valdés, Á. (2020). Molecular and morphological systematics of <i>Bursatella leachii</i> de Blainville, 1817 and <i>Stylocheilus striatus</i> Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 reveal cryptic diversity in pantropically distributed taxa (Mollusca : Gastropoda : Heterobranchia). <em>Invertebrate Systematics.</em> 34: 535-568., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/is19056
page(s): 542, figs 2A-B, 3-6 [details]   

additional source Gosliner, T. (1987). Nudibranchs of Southern Africa: A Guide to Opisthobranch Molluscs of Southern Africa. Sea Challengers, Monterey, California.
page(s): 48. [details]   

additional source Nimbs M. J., Willan R. C. & Smith S. D. A. (2017). Is Port Stephens, eastern Australia, a global hotspot for biodiversity of Aplysiidae (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia)?. <em>Molluscan Research.</em> 37(1): 47-65., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/13235818.2016.1207280 [details]   

additional source Occhipinti-Ambrogi, A., A. Marchini, G. Cantone, A. Castelli, C. Chimenz, M. Cormaci, C. Froglia, G. Furnari, M.C. Gambi, G. Giaccone, A. Giangrande, C. Gravil, F. Mastrototaro, C. Mazziotti, L. Orsi-Relini & S. Piraino. (2010). Alien species along the Italian coasts: an overview. <em>Biological Invasions.</em> 13(1): 215-237., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-010-9803-y [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From editor or global species database
Distribution Widespread in tropical Atlantic and Indo-Pacific Oceans, including temperate regions in Spain, South Africa, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as in the Mediterranean, but absent from the Hawaiian Islands and the Eastern Pacific. [details]

Etymology Named for the English zoologist, William Elford Leach (1791-1836). [details]

Type locality stated as unknown [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species abundance in Tunisia (Nation) : Dominant [details]

Introduced species abundance in Slovenian part of the Adriatic Sea (Marine Region) : Locally common [details]

Introduced species abundance in Turkish part of the Aegean Sea (Marine Region) : Common [details]

Introduced species abundance Greek part of the Aegean Sea (Marine Region) Fluctuating [details]

Introduced species impact in Tunisia (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Slovenian part of the Adriatic Sea (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Turkish part of the Aegean Sea (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species population trend in Turkish part of the Aegean Sea (Marine Region) : Increasing [details]

Introduced species remark In Slovenian part of the Adriatic Sea (Marine Region) : In October 2007, 2009, 2010 & 2011 high densities were recorded with a maximum valu of 50 individuals per sq. m. In Lipej et al. 2012 [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Tunisian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals
Invaded from tropical Indo-Pacific [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Israeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Slovenian part of the Adriatic Sea (Marine Region) : Natural dispersal
Dispersal via the Suez Canal see Lipej et al. 2012 [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Turkish part of the Aegean Sea (Marine Region) : Unknown [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Maltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Natural dispersal
via Suez Canal [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea (Marine Region) Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal Greek part of the Aegean Sea (Marine Region) Canals [details]
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English shaggy sea hareragged sea harehairy sea hareblue-spotted sea hare  [details]
German Fädriger SeehaseBlaupunkt-Seehase  [details]
Japanese トゲアメフラシ/フレリトゲアメフラシ [from synonym]  [details]