Tritonia (gastropod)

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Tritonia
Tritonia festiva.jpg
A live individual of Tritonia festiva in situ, head end towards the right
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Dexiarchia
clade Cladobranchia
clade Dendronotida
Superfamily: Tritonioidea
Family: Tritoniidae
Genus: Tritonia
Cuvier, 1798[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Candiella Gray, 1850
  • Duvaucelia Risso, 1826
  • Euphurus Rafinesque, 1815 (Unnecessary substitute name for Tritonia)
  • Microlophus Mabille & Rochebrune, 1889 (Invalid: junior homonym of Microlophus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 [Reptilia]; Myrella is a replacement name)
  • Myrella Odhner, 1963

Tritonia is a genus of sea slugs, nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod molluscs in the family Tritoniidae.[2]

Tritonia is the type genus of the family Tritoniidae.[3]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Tritonia include:

Synonyms:

  • Tritonia alba Alder & Hancock, 1854: synonym of Tritonia hombergii Cuvier, 1803
  • Tritonia antarctica Pfeffer in Martens & Pfeffer, 1886: synonym of Tritonia challengeriana Bergh, 1884
  • Tritonia appendiculata Eliot, 1905: synonym of Tritonia challengeriana Bergh, 1884
  • Tritonia blainvillea (Risso, 1818), Tritonia meyeri (Vérany, 1852), Tritonia decaphylla (Cantraine, 1835), Tritonia acuminata (Costa, 1840) and Tritonia costae (Vérany, 1846) are synonyms for Marionia blainvillea (Risso, 1818).[6]
  • Tritonia cincta Pruvot-Fol, 1937: synonym for Tritoniopsis cincta (Pruvot-Fol, 1937)
  • Tritonia cucullata Couthouy in Gould, 1852: synonym for Marionia cucullata (Couthouy, 1852)
  • Tritonia cyanobranchiata Rüppell & Leuckart, 1831:synonym for Marionia cyanobranchiata (Ruppell & Leuckart, 1831)
  • Tritonia diomedea Bergh, 1894: synonym of Tochuina tetraquetra (Pallas, 1788)
  • Tritonia elegans (Audouin in Savigny, 1826): synonym of Tritoniopsis elegans (Audouin in Savigny, 1826)
  • Tritonia eriosi Ev. Marcus, 1983: synonym of Tritonia odhneri Er. Marcus, 1959
  • Tritonia gibbosa (Risso, 1818): synonym for Ancula gibbosa (Risso, 1818).
  • Tritonia gigantea Bergh, 1904: synonym for Tochuina tetraquetra (Pallas, 1788)
  • Tritonia glama Rüppell & Leuckart, 1831 and Tritonia glauca (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1831 for 1828) are synonyms for Tritoniopsis elegans (Audouin in Savigny, 1826)
  • Tritonia hawaiensis (Pease, 1860): synonym for Marionia hawaiiensis (Pease, 1860)
  • Tritonia hombergi Cuvier, 1803: synonym of Tritonia hombergii Cuvier, 1803
  • Tritonia reynoldsii (Couthouy, 1838), Tritonia lactea (Thompson, 1840), Tritonia ascanii (Sars, 1837), Tritonia felina (Alder & Hancock, 1842), Tritonia pulchella (Alder & Hancock, 1842), Tritonia cervina (Gmelin, 1791) are synonyms for Dendronotus frondosus (Ascanius, 1774).[7]
  • Tritonia varicosa Turton, 1825: synonym of Nassarius pygmaeus (Lamarck, 1822)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cuvier G. (1798). Tableau élémentaire de l'histoire naturelle des animaux, page 387.
  2. ^ a b Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2012). Tritonia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138580 on 2012-06-03
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ a b c GOSLINER, T.M. 1987. Nudibranchs of Southern Africa ISBN 0-930118-13-8
  5. ^ Tritonia wellsi Er. Marcus, 1961 World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2011-12-10.
  6. ^ http://www.seaslug.com/SYSTEMATIC_LIST_OF_OPISTHOBRANCHIA.doc accessed 19 February 2010.
  7. ^ "Dendronotus frondosus (Ascanius, 1774)". Malacolog Version 4.1.1. A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. accessed 17 February 2010.

Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Tritonia Cuvier, 1798. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138580 on 2015-02-24

External links[edit]

  • Data related to Tritonia at Wikispecies