Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Sacoglossa > Suborder Plakobranchacea > Superfamily Plakobranchoidea > Family Plakobranchidae > Genus Elysia

Elysia viridis (Montagu, 1804)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ElysiaRisso, 1818accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: fløjlssnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: groene wierslak; groene zeenaaktslak sources: Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.;Adema, J.P.H.M.; de Bruyne, R.H.; Perk, F.A. (1989). Preliminary name list of marine molluscs and shells, regularly washed ashore along the coasts of the Netherlands and Belgium [Voorlopige naamlijst van de mariene mollusken en de regelmatig langs de kust van Nederland en België aangespoelde schelpensoorten]. De Strandvlo 9(2): 49-59
 English: green elysia; plant-sucking nudibranch sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.;Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.
 French: elysie verte sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 German: grüne Samtschnecke sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 Swedish: sammetssnigel

Literature

basis of record

Jensen K.R. (2007) Biogeography of the Sacoglossa (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 55:255–281.

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

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Taxonomy

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Gofas, S. (2012). Elysia viridis (Montagu, 1804). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:139686

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2004-12-21 by Serge Gofas

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