Halgerda toliara

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Halgerda toliara
Halgerda toliara.jpg
The nudibranch Halgerda toliara, La Reunion, Indian Ocean.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Euctenidiacea
clade Doridacea
Superfamily: Doridoidea
Family: Discodorididae
Genus: Halgerda
Species: H. toliara
Binomial name
Halgerda toliara
Fahey & Gosliner,1999 [1]

Halgerda toliara is a species of sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks in the family Discodorididae.[2][3]

Distribution[edit]

This species was described from Madagascar. It is also reported from Mayotte and South Africa.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fahey, S. & Gosliner, T.M. (1999) Description of three new species of Halgerda from the western Indian Ocean, with a redescription of Halgerda formosa, Bergh, 1880. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 51(8): 365-383.
  2. ^ Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (Ed.); Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdes A. & Warén A. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 397 pp. http://www.vliz.be/Vmdcdata/imis2/ref.php?refid=78278
  3. ^ WoRMS (2010). Halgerda toliara Fahey & Gosliner, 1999. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=457320 on 2011-08-24
  4. ^ Rudman, W.B., 1999 (November 16) Halgerda toliara Fahey & Gosliner, 1999. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney.