Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Nudibranchia > Suborder Euctenidiacea > Infraorder Doridacea > Superfamily Polyceroidea > Family Polyceridae > Subfamily Triophinae > Genus Kaloplocamus

Kaloplocamus ramosus (Cantraine, 1835)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

KaloplocamusBergh, 1880accepted genus name
Euplocamus Philippi, 1836 later homonym
Euplocamus Philippi, 1836 synonym

Species group names

Doris ramosa Cantraine, 1835 synonym
Euplocamus atlanticus Bergh, 1892 synonym
Euplocamus croceus Philippi, 1836 synonym
Euplocamus frondosus Philippi, 1839 synonym
Kaloplocamus atlanticus (Bergh, 1892) synonym
Kaloplocamus aureus Odhner, 1932 synonym
Kaloplocamus filosus Cattaneo-Vietti & Sordi, 1988 synonym


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

Vall├Ęs Y. & Gosliner T.M. 2006. Shedding light onto the genera (Mollusca: Nudibranchia) Kaloplocamus and Plocamopherus with description of new species belonging to these unique bioluminescent dorids . The Veliger 48(3): 178-205

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

Vanhaelen A., Massin C., Martin J. & Laffargue P. 2014. Kaloplocamus ramosus (Cantraine, 1835) (Gastropoda: Polyceridae): new records in the Bay of Biscay, with notes on distribution and food. Iberus, 32(1): 53-64





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Kaloplocamus ramosus (Cantraine, 1835). 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:141710




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