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

Bursatella leachii Blainville, 1817

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BursatellaBlainville, 1817accepted genus name


Bursatella leachii savigniana Audouin, 1826


original description

Blainville H.M.D. de (1817). Bursatella, p. 138, in: Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles (F. Cuvier, ed.), vol. 5, supplément. Levrault, Strasbourg & Le Normant, Paris.

original description

Defrance J. L. M. (1804-1845). Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des diffrents êtres de la nature. Paris Vol. 1-2 [1804]. Vol. 3-4 [1806]. Suppl. 1 [1816]. Vol. 5-9 [1817]. Vol. 10-12 [1818]. Vol. 13-15 [1819]. Vol. 16-17 [1820]. Vol. 18-22 [1821]. Vol. 23-25 [1822]. Vol. 26-29 [1823]Vol. 30-33 [1824]. Vol. 34-38 [1825]. Vol. 39-44 [1826]. Vol. 45-51 [1827]. Vol. 52-53 [1828]. Vol. 54 [1829]. Vol. 55-57 [1828]. Vol. 58-59 [1829]. Vol. 60 [1830]. Vol. 61 [1845]:

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

Spencer, H.G.; Marshall, B.A.; Maxwell, P.A.; Grant-Mackie, J.A.; Stilwell, J.D.; Willan, R.C.; Campbell, H.J.; Crampton, J.S.; Henderson, R.A.; Bradshaw, M.A.; Waterhouse, J.B.; Pojeta, J. Jr (2009). Phylum Mollusca: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 161-254.

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 (6 nucleotides; 4 proteins)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications)


Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Bursatella leachii Blainville, 1817. 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:138759




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