Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Nudibranchia > Suborder Dexiarchia > Infraorder Aeolidida > Superfamily Fionoidea > Family Eubranchidae > Genus Eubranchus

Eubranchus farrani (Alder & Hancock, 1844)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EubranchusForbes, 1838accepted genus name
Capellinia Trinchese, 1873 synonym
Galvina Alder & Hancock, 1855 synonym

Species group names

Eolis farrani Alder & Hancock, 1844 basionym
Amphorina alberti Quatrefages, 1844 synonym
Eolidia flavescens Risso, 1826 synonym
Eolis adelaidae Thompson W., 1859 synonym
Eolis andreapolis MacIntosh, 1865 synonym
Eolis farrani Alder & Hancock, 1844 synonym
Eolis robertianae MacIntosh, 1865 synonym
Galvina flava Trinchese, 1879 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: gezwollen knuppelslak


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 R├ęgionale de Biologie R├ęgion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Edmunds M. & Kress A. (1969). On the european species of Eubranchus (Mollusca: Opisthobranchia). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 49 (4): 879-912

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.





External Links

GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)
Barcode of Life (4 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications)
Marine Life Information Network - UK


Caballer, M.; Gofas, S. (2014). Eubranchus farrani (Alder & Hancock, 1844). 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:139766




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