Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Anaspidea > Superfamily Aplysioidea > Family Aplysiidae > Genus Aplysia

Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AplysiaLinnaeus, 1767accepted genus name
Laplysia Linnaeus, 1767 orthographic variant
Laplysia Linnaeus, 1767 synonym

Species group names

Aplysia gracilis Eales, 1960 synonym
Aplysia lobiancoi Mazzarelli, 1890 synonym
Aplysia marmorata de Blainville, 1823 synonym
Aplysia neapolitana Delle Chiaje, 1824 synonym
Aplysia radiata Crouch, 1826 synonym
Aplysia sicula Swainson, 1840 synonym
Aplysia vulgaris de Blainville, 1823 synonym
Aplysia winneba Eales, 1957 synonym
Laplysia alba Cuvier, 1803 synonym
Laplysia camelus Cuvier, 1803 synonym
Laplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Catalan: llebre de mar negre sources: Club d'immersió Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona
 English: black sea hare sources: Club d'immersió Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona
 French: lièvre noir de mer sources: Club d'immersió Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona
 German: Seehase
 Portuguese: lebre-do-mar


basis of record

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

additional source

Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp.

additional source

Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.

additional source

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.





External Links

GenBank (10 nucleotides; 10 proteins)
Barcode of Life (2 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (87 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Aplysia fasciata. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138755




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