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Berthellina citrina (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828)

140815  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140815)

accepted
Species
Berthella citrina (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828) · unaccepted (superseded combination)
Pleurobranchus citrinus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828 · unaccepted (superseded combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Pleurobranchus citrinus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828) 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): 18-20, Plate 5, Figures 1 a-c [details]   
Distribution Usage of this name in the context of European seas refer to Berthellina edwardsii (Vayssière, 1896), see Cervera et al....  
Distribution Usage of this name in the context of European seas refer to Berthellina edwardsii (Vayssière, 1896), see Cervera et al. (2004): 66-67 [details]

Description Soft oval body, up to 7cm long, which has a trapezoidal flap at the front and is translucent orange or yellow. Habitat:...  
Description Soft oval body, up to 7cm long, which has a trapezoidal flap at the front and is translucent orange or yellow. Habitat: often found in pairs under rocks, boulders and dead coral heads in the eulittoral and sublittoral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. N.B. skin secretions are acidic, and successfully deter predators. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Berthellina citrina (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140815 on 2024-07-24
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2010-10-12 15:33:09Z
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2020-04-20 20:09:38Z
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original description  (of Pleurobranchus citrinus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828) 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): 18-20, Plate 5, Figures 1 a-c [details]   

basis of record Moustafa A.Y., Golestani H. & Valdés Á. (2016). A review of the genus <i>Berthellina</i> (Mollusca: Heterobranchia: Pleurobranchidae) in the Red Sea based on molecular and anatomical data. <em>Marine Biodiversity.</em> DOI 10.1007/s12526-016-0558-2. [details]   

additional source Howson, C.M. & B.E. Picton. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/ocrd/254404.pdf [details]   

additional source Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   

additional source Gosliner, T. (1987). Nudibranchs of Southern Africa: A Guide to Opisthobranch Molluscs of Southern Africa. Sea Challengers, Monterey, California.
page(s): 60. [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From editor or global species database
Distribution Usage of this name in the context of European seas refer to Berthellina edwardsii (Vayssière, 1896), see Cervera et al. (2004): 66-67 [details]

From other sources
Description Soft oval body, up to 7cm long, which has a trapezoidal flap at the front and is translucent orange or yellow. Habitat: often found in pairs under rocks, boulders and dead coral heads in the eulittoral and sublittoral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. N.B. skin secretions are acidic, and successfully deter predators. [details]
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English lemon pleurobranch  [details]
Japanese ホウズキフシエラガイ  [details]