Galapagos Species Checklist

Hypselodoris lapislazuli (Bertsch & Ferreira, 1974)

doridáceo lapizlázuli, Starry night nudibranch

Length: 30 mm

Shallow water (less than 200 m depth), intertidal and subtidal.

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Animalia

Phylum
Mollusca

Class
Gastropoda

Order
Nudibranchia

Suborder
Euctenidiacea

Superfamily
Doridoidea

Family
Chromodorididae

Genus
Hypselodoris

Species
lapislazuli

Taxon category: Accepted

LACM: 1614 (Paratypes), CAS: 595 (Holotype, type locality: Galapagos), 596 (Paratype)

Status

IUCN Red List Category: Not evaluated

Distribution

Distribution: Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)

References

  • Finet, Y. (2001) The marine mollusks of the Galapagos Islands: a documented faunal list. Editions du Muséum d' Histoire naturelle, Genève, 237 pp.
  • Hickman, C.P. Jr. Finet, Y. (1999) A Field Guide to the Marine Molluscs of Galápagos. Sugar Spring Press, Lexington, Virginia, 150 pp.
  • Finet, Y. (1991) The Marine Mollusks of the Galapagos Islands. In: Galápagos Marine Invertebrate. Taxonomy, Biogeography, and Evolution in Darwin's Islands. Plenum Press. New York and London, p. 253-280.
  • Bertsch, H. Ferreira, A.J. (1974) Four new speceis of Nudibranchs from Tropical West America. The Veliger 16(4): 343-353.
  • Gosliner, T.M. (1991) The Opisthobranch Gastropod Fauna of the Galapagos Islands. In: M.J. James (ed.): Galápagos marine invertebrates. Taxonomy, biogeography, and evolution in Darwin´s islands. Plenum Press. New York and London, p. 281-305.
  • Constant, P. (2007) Marine Life of the Galapagos. The Diver's guide to Fishes, Whales, Dolphins and marine Invertebrates, 307 pp.

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