Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Nudibranchia > Suborder Euctenidiacea > Infraorder Doridacea > Superfamily Onchidoridoidea > Family Onchidorididae > Genus Acanthodoris

Acanthodoris pilosa (Abildgaard in Müller, 1789)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AcanthodorisGray, 1850accepted genus name

Species group names

Acanthodoris citrina Verrill, 1879 synonym
Acanthodoris ornata Verrill, 1879 synonym
Acanthodoris pilosa var. albescens Bergh, 1880 synonym
Acanthodoris pilosa var. pallida Bergh, 1905 synonym
Acanthodoris pilosa var. purpurea Bergh, 1880 synonym
Acanthodoris pilosa var. zealandiae Bergh, 1905 synonym
Doris bifida Verrill, 1870 synonym
Doris flemingi Forbes, 1838 synonym
Doris laevis Gray M.E., 1850 synonym
Doris nigricans Fleming, 1820 synonym
Doris pilosa Abildgaard in Müller, 1789 synonym
Doris quadrangulata Jeffreys, 1869 synonym
Doris rocinela Leach, 1852 synonym
Doris similis Alder & Hancock, 1842 synonym
Doris stellata Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Doris sublaevis Thompson, 1840 synonym
Doris subquadrata Alder & Hancock, 1845 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: dunet doride sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: egelslak 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.
 English: hairy spiny doris; thorny doris sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);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.
 French: doris épineux 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: gestachelte Doris; weichwarzige Sternschnecke


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

Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. 1984. Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.

additional source

Rosenberg, G. 2004. Malacolog Version 3.3.2: Western Atlantic gastropod database. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.

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

Turgeon, D.; Quinn, J.F.; Bogan, A.E.; Coan, E.V.; Hochberg, F.G.; Lyons, W.G.; Mikkelsen, P.M.; Neves, R.J.; Roper, C.F.E.; Rosenberg, G.; Roth, B.; Scheltema, A.; Thompson, F.G.; Vecchione, M.; Williams, J.D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp.

additional source

Gosner, K.L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

Thomas, M.L.H. (ed.). 1983. Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64. 306 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

Abbott R. T. (1974) American seashells. The marine mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]

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

Biodiversity Heritage Library (91 publications)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Barcode of Life (4 barcodes)
GenBank (5 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Acanthodoris pilosa (Abildgaard in Müller, 1789). 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:140627




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