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Caloria indica (Bergh 1896)

Caloria indica

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Caloria indica is a species of sea slug, an aeolid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Facelinidae.[2]

Description

The size of the body varies between 25 mm and 50 mm.

Distribution

This species was described from Ambon Island, Indonesia. It occurs in the Indo-West Pacific from East Africa to Hawaii; also as an invasive species in the Israeli part of the Mediterranean Sea, first recorded in the late 1980s and then again in 2016.[3][4][5][6]

References

  1. ^ a b Bergh L. S. R. (1896). "Eolidiens d'Amboine. Voyage de MM. M. Bedot et C. Pictet dans l'Archipel Malais". Revue Suisse de Zoologie 4: 385-394, Plate 16.
  2. ^ a b Gofas, S. (2005). Caloria indica (Bergh, 1896). In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species on 2016-12-21.
  3. ^ Rudman, W.B., 1999 (March 4) Phidiana indica (Bergh, 1896). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney.
  4. ^ Gat G., (1993). Flabellina rubrolineata (O'Donoghue) and Phidiana indica (Bergh) (Nudibranchia: Aeolidioidea), two new Lessepsian immigrants in the Eastern Mediterranean; Journal of Molluscan Studies 59(1): 120
  5. ^ Zenetos A., Gofas S., Russo G. & Templado J., (2004). CIESM Atlas of exotic species in the Mediterranean. 3. Molluscs (F. Briand, ed.) CIESM Publishers, Monaco 376 p
  6. ^ Shevy B-S Rothman; Henk K. Mienis; Bella S. Galil (2017). "Alien facelinid nudibranchs in the Eastern Mediterranean: first report of Phidiana militaris (Alder and Hancock, 1864) and report of Caloria indica (Bergh, 1896) 30 years after its previous sighting". BioInvasions Records. 6 (2): 125–128. doi:10.3391/bir.2017.6.2.06.

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Caloria indica: Brief Summary

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Caloria indica is a species of sea slug, an aeolid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Facelinidae.

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