Umbraculum (gastropod)

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Umbraculum
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Detailed illustration of Umbraculum umbraculum from 1852
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Euopisthobranchia
clade Umbraculida
Superfamily: Umbraculoidea
Family: Umbraculidae
Genus: Umbraculum
Schumacher, 1817[1]
Species

See text

Synonyms[2]
  • Gastroplax Blainville, 1819
  • Umbrella Lamarck, 1819

Umbraculum, common name the "umbrella slugs" is a genus of unusual[how?] sea snails or false limpets, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Umbraculidae.[2]

Species[edit]

There are probably only two species in the genus Umbraculum.[3]

Other synonymised taxa
  • Umbraculum bermudense (Mörch, 1875): synonym of Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Umbraculum botanicum (Hedley, 1923): synonym of Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Umbraculum indicum (Lamarck, 1819): synonym of Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Umbraculum mediterraneum (Lamarck, 1819): synonym of Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Umbraculum ovalis (Carpenter, 1856): synonym of Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Umbraculum plicatulum (Martens, 1881): synonym of Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Umbraculum pulchrum (Lin, 1981): synonym of Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Umbrella indica (Lamarck, 1819): synonym of Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Umbrella mediterranea (Lamarck, 1819):[4] synonym of Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Umbraculum rushii Dall, 1889: synonym of Plesiothyreus rushii (Dall, 1889)
  • Umbraculum sinicum (Gmelin, 1791):[5] synonym of Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schumacher (1817). Essai Vers test. 55: 177.
  2. ^ a b Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2012). Umbraculum Schumacher, 1817. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138620 on 2013-04-16
  3. ^ Rudman W. B. (1999 January 14). "Umbraculum mediterraneum (Lamarck, 1819)". Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/umbrmedi accessed 11 January 2011.
  4. ^ World Register of Marine Species
  5. ^ Wägele H., Vonnemann V. & Rudman W. B. (2006). "Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786) (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia, Tylodinoidea) and the synonymy of U. mediterraneum (Lamarck, 1812)". Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 69: 69-82.
  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213
  • Wägele H., Vonnemann V. & Rudman W.B. (2006) Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786) (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia, Tylodinoidea) and the synonymy of U. mediterraneum (Lamarck, 1812). Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 69: 69-8