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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Aeolidioidea: Eubranchidae

Eubranchus exiguus (Alder & Hancock, 1848)


Range: 68°N to 42.5°N; 71°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 10 m (live 0 to 10 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 8  mm

Synonymy

Tergipes lacinulatus auct. non Blainville, 1824
Aeolis despecta auct. non Johnston, 1838
Tergipes fustifer Lovén, 1846
Eolis exigua Alder & Hancock, 1848
Galvina exiguus (Alder & Hancock, 1848) 
Capellinia exiguus (Alder & Hancock, 1848) 
Capellinia capellinii auct. non Trinchese, 1874

Details


Eolis exigua Alder & Hancock, 1848a, p. 192, [Alder & Hancock (1851b), Fam. 3, pl. 37, figs. 1-6]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Fowey Harbour, Cornwall; Falmouth
Range: 68°N to 42.5°N; 71°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 10 m (live 0 to 10 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 4 mm
Distribution: USA: Maine, Massachusetts
References: Alder & Hancock (1848a) M; Verrill (1882a) dlSW; Platts (1985) E; Lambert (1993) DL{dl}
Combining Genera:  Capellinia Galvina

Capellinia capellinii auct. non Trinchese, 1874, 
[Not available]
Comments: Misidentification by Abbott (1974); capellinii is a synonym of the Eastern Atlantic Eubranchus doriae.

Aeolis despecta auct. non Johnston, 1838, 
[Not available]
References: Verrill (1882a) s
Comments: Misidentification by Gould (1870, in part).

Tergipes fustifer Lovén, 1846, p. 139
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Bohuslän
Maximum Reported Size: 8 mm
References: Lovén (1846) M

Tergipes lacinulatus auct. non Blainville, 1824, 
[Not available]
References: Sabelli et al. (1990) s
Comments: Misidentification by G. O. Sars (1878).


Partial List of References

Alder, J. and A. Hancock. 1848. Additions to the British species of nudibranchiate Mollusca. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (2)1: 189-192.
Lovén, [S. L.] 1846. Nordens Hafs-Mollusker. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 3: 134-160. [Stated date: 13 May 1846.]

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