Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Sacoglossa > Suborder Plakobranchacea > Superfamily Limapontioidea > Family Limapontiidae > Genus Alderia

Alderia modesta (Lovén, 1844)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AlderiaAllman, 1845accepted genus name
Canthopsis Agassiz, 1851 synonym

Species group names

Stiliger modestus Lovén, 1844 basionym
Canthopsis harvardiana Agassiz, 1850 synonym
Stiliger amphibius Allman, 1845 synonym
Stiliger modestus Lovén, 1844 synonym
Stiliger scaldianus (Nyst, 1855) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: gewone kwelderslak; kwelderslak sources: de Bruyne, R.H.; Bank, R.A.; Adema, J.P.H.M.; Perk, F.A. (1994). Nederlandse naamlijst van de weekdieren (Mollusca) van Nederland en Belgie: feestuitgave ter gelegenheid van het zestig-jarig jubileum van de Nederlandse Malacologische Vereniging [Dutch namelist of the Mollusca from the Netherlands and Belgium: festive edition at the occasion of the 60-year jubilee of the Dutch Malacological Society]. Backhuys Publishers: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-73348-33-1. 149 pp.
 English: modest alderia


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

Bleakney, J.S. 1996. Sea slugs of Atlantic Canada and the Gulf of Maine. The Nova Scotia Museum Field Guide Series. Nimbus Publishing. Halifax. 216 p.

additional source

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

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.

additional source

ITIS database





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (72 publications)
Barcode of Life
GenBank (106 nucleotides; 93 proteins)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection


Gofas, S. (2014). Alderia modesta (Lovén, 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:141555




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