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Scyllaea pelagica Linnaeus, 1758

141425  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141425)

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Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Chunky body, up to 6 cm long, with the mantle ridge bearing a line of brown pigment and one or two pairs of irregularly...  
Description Chunky body, up to 6 cm long, with the mantle ridge bearing a line of brown pigment and one or two pairs of irregularly squared cerata which have gills on their inner surfaces. The rhinophores emerge from elongated sheaths. Habitat: lives and feeds on hydroids among the seaweed Sargassum; often washed up on the shore with floating weed. Distribution: pantropical. [details]

Distribution Massachusetts to the West Indies  
Distribution Massachusetts to the West Indies [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Scyllaea pelagica Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141425 on 2024-07-22
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Scyllaea edwardsii A. E. Verrill, 1878) Verrill, A.E. (1878). Art. XX. Notice of recent additions to the marine fauna of the eastern coast of North America. No. 1. <em>American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> Ser. 3, 16(91-96): 207-215., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36841488
page(s): 211 [details]   

original description  (of Scyllaea grayae A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) Adams, A. & Reeve, L. A. (1848-1850). <i>Mollusca</i>. In A. Adams (ed.), <i>The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang, under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, C.B., F.R.A.S., F.G.S., during the years 1843-1846</i>. Reeve & Benham, London, x + 87 pp., 24 pls. [Pt. I. Preface to Mollusca (iii–x, by Adams only), 1–24, pls. 1–9, 1 November 1848; Pt. II, 25–44, pls. 10–17, 1 May 1850; Pt. III, Preface and plate explanations (i-xv), 45–87, pls. 18–24, 1 September 1850.]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39770936
page(s): 67, pl. 19, fig. 2. [details]   

original description  (of Scyllaea marmorata Alder & Hancock, 1864) Alder, J.; Hancock, A. (1864). Notice of a collection of nudibranchiate Mollusca made in India by Walter Elliot Esq. with descriptions of several new genera and species. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 5: 113-147., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28909400
page(s): 136, Plate 33, Figure 3 [details]   

original description  (of Scyllaea viridis Alder & Hancock, 1864) Alder, J.; Hancock, A. (1864). Notice of a collection of nudibranchiate Mollusca made in India by Walter Elliot Esq. with descriptions of several new genera and species. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 5: 113-147., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28909400
page(s): 136-137, Plate 33, Figures 4-5 [details]   

original description  (of Scyllaea hookeri M. E. Gray, 1850) Gray, J. E. (1850). [text]. In: Gray, M. E., <i>Figures of molluscous animals, selected from various authors</i>. Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London. Vol. 4, iv + 219 pp. (August) [Frontispiece (portrait of Mrs. Gray); pp. ii–iv (preface); 1–62 (explanation of plates 1–312 in Volumes 1–3); pp. 63–124 (systematic arrangement of figures); 127–219 (reprint of Gray 1847). , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11632090 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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

basis of record 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 Rosenberg, G. 2004. Malacolog Version 3.3.2: Western Atlantic gastropod database. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA., available online at http://www.malacolog.org [details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G.; Moretzsohn, F.; García, E. F. (2009). Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 <i>in:</i> Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pola M., Camacho-Garcia Y.E. & Gosliner T.M. (2012) Molecular data illuminate cryptic nudibranch species: the evolution of the Scyllaeidae (Nudibranchia: Dendronotina) with a revision of <i>Notobryon</i>. <i>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society</i> 165: 311–336., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00816.x [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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Description Chunky body, up to 6 cm long, with the mantle ridge bearing a line of brown pigment and one or two pairs of irregularly squared cerata which have gills on their inner surfaces. The rhinophores emerge from elongated sheaths. Habitat: lives and feeds on hydroids among the seaweed Sargassum; often washed up on the shore with floating weed. Distribution: pantropical. [details]

Distribution Massachusetts to the West Indies [details]
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English Sargassum slugsargassum nudibranch  [details]
German Sargassum-Nacktschnecke  [details]
Japanese オキウミウシ  [details]
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